Open Source

Open source applications may be viable alternatives to popular closed-source applications and some open source tools offers features or performance benefits that surpass their commercial counterparts.

QuiteRSS: Free and open source RSS reader for Linux desktop

Introduction: Lightweight open source RSS reader, suitable for desktop Linux, with all basic functions. I personally use things like feed Keep up with the latest global developments. However, it is a web-based service that provides some optional advanced features that I may never need. So I looked at some feed reader applications available for Linux,… read more »

Font Manager: A simple open source application for GTK+ desktop

Introduction: A rudimentary and simple font manager application that allows you to concentrate on adjusting fonts on Linux systems. If you are an experienced Linux user, you may be using a terminal or adjustment tool to manage fonts on your Linux system. To be honest, no matter how useful the GNOME adjustment tool is-just managing… read more »

9 open source forum software you can deploy on Linux servers

Want to have a community forum or customer support portal? This is some of the best open source forum software that can be deployed on the server. Just like our FOSS community forum, it is important to always establish a platform where like-minded people can discuss, interact and seek support. Forums provide users (or customers)… read more »

Compare files and folders graphically in Linux

How do you compare two similar files to check the differences?The obvious answer is Use the diff command in Linux. The problem is that not everyone is willing to compare files in the Linux terminal. The output of the diff command may confuse some people. Take the output of this diff command as an example:… read more »