Open Source Insider:

January, 2011

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January 26, 2011  9:41 AM

CiviCRM is SourceForge ‘project of the month’

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
CRM, Cross Platform, Open source, Portal

Open source software development and distribution website SourceForge is both a hub, distribution network and community collaboration portal for what is estimated to be 2.7 million developers working on more than a quarter of a million projects.

But with a user base reckoned to be up to...

January 21, 2011  11:33 AM

Talend appoints former director of SourceForge.net

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Open source, SourceForge

In a move designed to bring its technology proposition closer to the open source developer community, Talend has announced the appointment of Ross Turk as senior director of community. Throughout the year ahead, the company says that Turk is tasked with expanding strategic relationships with...


January 19, 2011  5:18 PM

The whole enchilada – spicy software testing with extra salsa

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Open source, Testing

Open source software testing provider PushToTest has posted a blog on its website entitled The Whole Enchilada - Test Orchestration, The Missing Link?

The company is suggesting that the open source community's ability...


January 17, 2011  3:51 PM

Do you Ubuntu – or do you do ‘poo poo’ Ubuntu?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Open source, Servers, Ubuntu

The Ubuntu "server team" and Canonical are in inquisitive lot, they want to ask the community just exactly how it is using the Ubuntu Server Edition -- and in what kinds of organisations, scenarios, environments and/or deployments -- hence the Ubuntu Server Edition was born and is now in its third...


January 14, 2011  9:10 AM

Wikipedia: women and open source are the future

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
edit, Open source, wikipedia, Women

BBC News has reported that Wikipedia chief Jimmy Wales wants to shake up the contribution model for his online community-based encyclopedia. The world's fifth most popular website with 400 million users, Wales wants total Wikipedia...


January 13, 2011  5:52 PM

WANdisco boogies on down to an up-tempo Subversion beat

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
SCCM, Scm, Subversion

WANdisco's Enterprise Subversion is getting extra funky. Enjoying its self-congratulatory tagline, "the company with the most active developers from the Subversion open source project on staff," the company is now upping the beat and increasing its investment in the project even further this...


January 13, 2011  11:50 AM

Microsoft’s WebMatrix free open source web design tool

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
FREE, Hosting, Open source, tutorials, Web design

In Beta since July 2010, Microsoft has today launched its WebMatrix free to use open source web design tool. Targeted at novice designers and consumers, the tool comes with around 120 pre-coded templates at launch and these will include web apps such as PayPal, Facebook etc. The company says...


January 11, 2011  11:51 AM

Linux Box uses defunct Enron email archive for testing

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Archiving, Data, Email, Open source

Michigan-based 'vendor-independent' open source specialist The Linux Box has launched a demo of its email archiving system, Enkive CE (Community Edition). Boasting over 100 downloads since it was made available for download in November 2010; the company plans to announce Enkive EE (Enterprise...


January 9, 2011  1:51 PM

Is there still a place for the open source “maverick”…?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
ALM, Open source, Project Managers

Commercialisation in the open source space appears to be spreading downwards by virtue of the big vendors' OSS interests at the moment doesn't it? Yes Oracle is publicly pushing certain open initiatives (


January 6, 2011  10:06 AM

Ubuntu drops OpenOffice for v11.04 in favour of LibreOffice

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
libreoffice, OpenOffice, Oracle, Ubuntu

The Ubuntu developer team have said that Oracle's OpenOffice (OOo) productivity suite of applications will not feature in the forthcoming Ubuntu 11.04 version still currently codenamed Natty Narwhal.

Ubuntu developer Matthias Klose used the official community mailing list this week to...


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