Open Source Links

Open Source Software Reading:
 ·  LinuxJournal
 ·  TheRegister.uk
 ·  Slashdot
 ·  Freshmeat.net
 ·  SourceForge
 ·  NewsForge
Open Source OSes:
CentOS free Linux distribution based on and binary-compatible with Red Hat Enterprise. centos.org
Debian GNU/Linux multipurpose distribution, of which many other Linux versions are based. APT package management system. debian.org
Fedora Linux RPM-based general purpose Linux distribution, sponsored by Red Hat fedoraproject.org
FreeBSD robust OS adapted for many hardware platforms - often used in network servers freebsd.org
NetBSD multi-platform BSD-based OS noted for its portability netbsd.org
OpenBSD BSD-based OS noted for its security openbsd.org
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Subscription-based($) Certifiable Linux distribution often used in industry www.redhat.com/rhel/
Ubuntu Linux Canonical's Linux; designed for for laptops, desktops and servers ubuntu.com
Open Source Projects:
Apache open-source HTTP server www.apache.org
Blowfish -a free, strong encryption algorithm www.counterpane.com/blowfish.html
DHCP Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol provides a mechanism through which computers using TCP/IP can obtain protocol configuration parameters automatically through the network. www.dhcp.org
Enhydra A "leading Open Source Java/XML application server" and a "comprehensive Web application development and deployment environment." www.enhydra.org
GNOME An open source desktop environment for UNIX-like systems. www.gnome.org
JSP Java Server Pages; platform-independent XML-like tags and scriptlets written in the Java programming language. java.sun.com/products/jsp
Nautilus File management environment for GNOME cvs.gnome.org/lxr/source/nautilus
Ogg Vorbis Open source license-free audio format www.vorbis.com
PHP Hypertext preprocessor. www.php.net
Python -an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language www.python.org
qmail freeware email program for Unix www.qmail.org
RBL Real Time Blacklist for mail-abuse (spam) mail-abuse.org/rbl
rysnc Very fast file mirroring. rsync.samba.org/rsync/features.html
SASL Simple Authentication and Security Layer: authentication mechanism for protocols http://asg.web.cmu.edu/sasl/
Samba SMB and CIFS client and server for unix and other OSes. http://www.samba.org
SSL (OpenSSL) cryptography toolkit implementing the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL v2/v3) and Transport Layer Security (TLS v1) network protocols. www.openssl.org
Tomcat (Jakarta) Reference Implementation for the Java Servlet 2.2 and JavaServer Pages 1.1 Technologies http://jakarta.apache.org/tomcat/index.html
Tinydns -a small, fast, reliable Domain Name Server http://tinydns.org/
TWIG Email software. twig.screwdriver.net/about.php3
Vinum Vinum is a block device driver, implementing the RAID-0, RAID-1 and RAID-5 models. www.vinumvm.org/vinum/fullintro.html
Webalizer Fast server log file analysis program http://mrunix.com/webalizer/
Zope dynamic content development system and manager http://www.zope.org