Software whose source code is made available for use/modification/distribution as users or other developers see fit. Usually developed as a public collaboration and made available free of charge.

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Which Free/OS IDE has the Best Features? [closed]

Habatchii Asks: Can you name any versatile yet user friendly free or open source IDE's with build and debug features?
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Automatic software updater tool

I am selling linux-based gadgets with firmware that will need to be updated occasionally. I wonder if there are open source tools for managing automatic firmware upgrades. It should be a small pair of ...
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GNU GPL Open Source Program, Closed Source Server

I'm developing a chat application that allows users to send encrypted messages to other devices. I want to release it as open-source software, licensed under GNU GPL. The application can work via LAN ...
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Edit scripts to hide File/Folder in fedora 14

I want to hide File/folders ending with "#" . I used the '.' formula but cant everytime rename 100s of files and folders ,i want the file /folder to be instantly hidden same like when we apply "." in ...
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OpenNebula running a virtual machine fail

Hi I am trying run virtual machine with OpenNebula by this tutorial: http://docs.opennebula.org/4.8/design_and_installation/quick_starts/qs_centos7_kvm.html but when I want to instantiate a template, ...
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How to replicate a Malwarebytes Techbench USB drive with free software for commercial use?

Malwarebytes makes a USB thumb drive for tech shops which you can just plug into a Windows PC and run their anti-malware software on the fly. It costs way, way too much though. They're $500 a year ...
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openACS project on SVN has been removed, anyone has a copy?

I have a project to do where I will need openACS, in fact i found a tutorial on the web where at a point they ask me to download openACS from SVN which as you can see is no more available! the author ...
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Comparison of saving costs if one were to switch to an open source alternative from a commercial software [closed]

One of my jobs as freelance IT consultant sometimes, almost never though, involves projecting a cost saving figure if a client were to switch from a commercially available product, let's take a famous ...
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Trovebox (OpenPhoto) issues after fresh install

After a fresh install of OpenPhoto on my Ubuntu 14.04 (x64) VPS I encountered the 'blank page @ step 3' error. Somehow I solved it (after several reinstalls, and fiddling with file/folder ...
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How to search only libre extensions in Firefox for installation?

It is said that not all firefox addons are free and open source: some are proprietary . Is there a way to search only libre software Firefox extensions? By "libre" I attempt to capture two things: ...
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Issues installing linux drivers from makefile

Since this was more of a software/driver issue I posted the question on SuperUser rather than EE Exchange. I searched around on the net a bit and found a very useful USART to USB converter bridge. ...
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KeePass - Automatically changing website passwords before expiration date [duplicate]

I have a fairly large KeePass database containing the passwords for various web services. I frequently use public WiFi and as a result like to change passwords every few weeks. However, doing this ...
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List of open-source Anti-Virus software for Windows? [closed]

Can someone please provide a list of OPEN-SOURCE (not just free) Anti-Virus software for Microsoft Windows: Ideally this list would have the following: The more exhaustive the better Ranked in ...
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Does OpenBravo support double-entry bookkeeping?

Double-entry bookkeeping, in accounting, is a system of bookkeeping so named because every entry to an account requires a corresponding and opposite entry to a different account. Openbravo ERP is an ...
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Firefox: Launch Applicaton recommends web app (not Open Source)

Howto disable that "Launch Application" shows ads for web apps?
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OpenVPN setup using only .openvpn and .key

I have a tunnel purchased from PRQ.se, previsouly I've been running it on Windows Server 2003 but I've moved on to Windows Server 2012 R2 this week. The OpenVPN program that PRQ recommends from ...
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What does MPICH stands for? [closed]

As we know that MPI is an abbreviation of Message Passing Interface. However, I am wandering about what does MPICH stands for? Is that just a brand name or does it has some terminology behind it? I ...
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FOSS backup solution from OSX and Linux to an Arch server? [closed]

I have a Macbook Pro (Mavericks) and need to find open-source remote backup software to an Arch-Linux server I have set up. Needs to have version-control abilities and backups must be encrypted. Any ...
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Fully open source network simulators?

I would like to teach networking using a network simulator. I learned of GNS3 but that requires commercial ios binaries. Is there a fully open source simulator with a graphical interface that allows ...
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Downloading and building O3D

I'm trying to get a program called O3D into my computer by following the instructions on O3D's wiki. I tried to download the project to my directory but the prompt gave me this answer: gclient is ...
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Other OSs where Windows applications can be installed [closed]

Are there any other OSs in which we can install Windows applications—i.e .exe files can be installed? I have used Linux based-OSs like Ubuntu, but many applications that are available for ...
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Is TianoCore+coreboot a true open source UEFI?

There has been a lot of controversy surrounding UEFI, but like it or not, it's becoming the only option when it comes to generally available desktop motherboards. I've been avoiding UEFI mobos for ...
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How can I create a server where I can access it over the internet?

I am trying to create a computer that has Ubuntu on it. I then want to be a able to access this computer over the internet (I can be somewhere else and "log-on" to be computer). I would prefer if I ...
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What crashed Automake?

When downloading open-source software from the internet (in this case: PHP 5.5.5), they often come with an Automake "script" (if I can call it a script) for building from source. Now I'm trying to ...
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Minimal free Javascript capable, cross-platform, standalone browser [closed]

I'm coding a cross-platform (GNU/Linux, Win32, MacOS) application that, among other stuff, features a small web server which serves a site. Communication between server and client is achieved via ...
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Hardware Vendor ID's database

I just ran x --configure and got a configuration with "Unknown" vendor for my monitor. I know the maker and model, so I figured I would sent it.... where to? Is there somewhere where I can send this ...
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Open source, self-hosted & free file sync software [closed]

I have a shared hosting plan with Hostgator. I would like to take more advantage of it by installing some sort of free & open-source software that would synchronize all designated files from my ...
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Are there any alternative CIFS implementations for the Windows platform?

Out of curiosity, is using standard built-in Microsoft Windows file and folder sharing services the only way of running a CIFS/SMB server on a Windows machine or are there alternatives (like open ...
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I need alternative OS for Windows? [closed]

I need some alternative of Windows 7,I have used ubuntu 13.04 but it depends upon command line most of the time,I used windows before and using command line was nightmare for me that's why need some ...
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Is there an open source alternative to inSSIDer? [closed]

inSSIDer was a great tool for scanning wireless networks on Windows, but the newest version has gone from open source to closed source. The For Home edition only allows for personal use and not ...
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FOSS real time antivirus for Windows? [closed]

Can anyone suggest a open source antivirus software which is capable of real time scanning in any OS ?
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Where are global setting stored by fossil?

The fossil-scm settings wiki speaks of global settings as follows: You can also set a setting globally on your local machine. The value will be used for all repositories cloned to your machine, ...
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How could I portably split large backup files over multiple discs?

Context: I make backups / archives, primarily of photos. I'm experimenting with Bup, which is designed for backup to hard disk. Basically it creates Git repos which include packfiles of up to 1GB. ...
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Open source self hosted file server in .Net [closed]

I came across a website recently (http://owncloud.org/) and I was wondering if there where any similar opensource implementation in .Net so that I can host my contents on my private VPS server. ...
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does exist an open source font supporting primarily unicode's symbols / dingbats?

does exist a font supporting primarily unicode's symbols, pictograms, dingbats blocks? http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U2600.pdf http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U1F300.pdf ... and more on ...
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Can gnunet-0.8.1 (2 yrs old) be used and useful?

I've configured and started gnunet-0.8.1-alt1.M51.1 service on my system (the reason I use a more than 2 years old version is that the system is an old installation of ALTLinux 5.1, and I wanted to ...
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How to get IBM LTFS source code?

Is the IBM LTFS (Linear Tape File System) open-source? Where can the source be downloaded from? Is it as open-source as the HP LTFS? IBM seems to make it difficult to find or download this source ...
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Any Open Source pdf to jpg or png converter? [duplicate]

I need open source engine that converts pdf files into jpeg or png files which I will feed in to ocr engine. Currently I am using PDFBox for this task, but while it does the job, it reports weird ...
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Open source alternative of Acrobat Editor to prepare a PDF form (eg a smart resume) which can be filled out by the recipients

I am looking for an open source alternative toAcrobat Editor to prepare PDF forms which can be filled out by the recipient. So far I tried pdf editor in Linux mint 14 but it didn't work. Does anyone ...
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Low-cost video streaming distribution system

I work at an animal shelter. We want to mount one or more network "kitty cams" or "puppy cams", so that visitors to our website can view live video streaming of our animals. Our upstream bandwidth ...
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Installing separate plugin for GIMP on Mac os lion

I dont know if I am posting in the right forum, But I use GIMP for my editing and I needed to convert an rgb file into cmyk. I found that I can do that using a gimp plugin called separate. I followed ...
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Combined Open Source Office Suite?

Are there any programs that can combine Inkscape, Scribus, and OpenOffice.org? For example, in OOo, the startup screen has options to create a new document in any of the OOo programs. Is there anyway ...
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Windows Service GUI Editor

I am looking for a GUI that lets me manage and edit Windows Services. The Windows control panel "Services" explorer doesn't let me do any editing of a service's set-up. I found these two ...
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Where do the log files of TrueCrypt stored?

I want to develop a software probe which communicates with the log files of the open source truecrypt tool. Could anyone help me out in figuring where these logfiles are stored. Thank you a lot in ...
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how to install open source galago search tool?

Anyone know how to install galago search on windows 7 SP1? So far I have tried to install galago search engine from galago.bat in the bin folder. The problem Iam guessing lies in the galago.bat ...
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Open source alternative for working with large xlsx files [closed]

I am new and I hope the this is the right place for the following question: I would like to collaborate with people using large xlsx files (many rows). Which open source alternative can handle these ...
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Is there an up-to-date user-made variation of the Lagarith Lossless Video Codec?

For gameplay recording I use Dxtory and the Lagarith Lossless Video Codec . However, the last update was December 2011. About 1 year ago. Are there any users out there that actively continue to ...
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Is there any open-source RAMDisk software for Windows? [closed]

Question title is quite clear, no ? I found a bunch of "free for personnal use" ramdisk softwares on alternativesto but absolutely no open-source. So, do you know any one ?
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Open source repository

I am looking for an open source repository which has a collection of direct links to all the important open source packages that one can download. Do you know if there is any? If the question is not ...
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Recommended open-source firmware for ASUS RT-N16 [closed]

I have recently acquired an ASUS RT-N16 router. My original plan for it was to install Tomato on it. However, after checking their website i found out that the firmware was not updated in the last 2 ...