Open Source Links

Open Source Software Reading

Open Source OSes:

Ubuntu Linux Canonical's Linux; designed for both laptops & desktops, as well as servers
Linux Mint Desktop-focused Improvement on Ubuntu - designed for laptops & desktops
Debian GNU/Linux multipurpose distribution, of which many other Linux versions are based. APT package management system.
FreeBSD robust OS adapted for many hardware platforms - often used in network servers
NetBSD multi-platform BSD-based OS noted for its portability
OpenBSD BSD-based OS noted for its security
Fedora Linux RPM-based general purpose Linux distribution, sponsored by Red Hat
CentOS free Linux distribution based on and binary-compatible with Red Hat Enterprise.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Subscription-based($) Certifiable Linux distribution often used in industry

Open Source Projects:

Apache open-source HTTP server
nginx newer, better open-source HTTP server than Apache
Blowfish, Twofish Free, strong encryption algorithms from Bruce Schneier
ISC Internet Systems Consortium, home of DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) and BIND 9 (open source DNS implementation)
GNOME An open source desktop environment for UNIX-like systems.
Nautilus File management environment for GNOME, Open source codecs, such as FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, Theora, Opus, Speex, CELT, etc
PHP Hypertext preprocessor.
Python An interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language
qmail Open Source email program for Unix
OpenStack Open Source cloud computing platform, mostly deployed as IAAS (Infrastructure-as-a-service) in both public and private clouds
rysnc Very fast file mirroring.
Samba SMB and CIFS client and server for unix and other OSes.
SSL (OpenSSL) cryptography toolkit implementing the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL v2/v3) and Transport Layer Security (TLS v1) network protocols.
JSP Java Server Pages; platform-independent XML-like tags and scriptlets written in the Java programming language.
Enhydra A "leading Open Source Java/XML application server" and a "comprehensive Web application development and deployment environment."
Tomcat (Jakarta) Reference Implementation for the Java Servlet 2.2 and JavaServer Pages 1.1 Technologies
Tinydns -a small, fast, reliable Domain Name Server
Zimbra Open-Source Turn-key eMail server software - VM-ready! We host it!
Vinum Vinum is a BSD block device driver, implementing the RAID-0, RAID-1 and RAID-5 models
Webalizer Fast server log file analysis program
Zope dynamic content development system and manager
Plone Object-oriented acquisition-based CMS based on Zope and Python