Tag Archives: Source

Open Source Mobile OS Alternatives To Android

It’s no exaggeration to say that open source operating systems rule the world of mobile devices. Android is still an open source project, after all. But, due to the bundle of proprietary software that comes along with Android on consumer devices, many people don’t consider it an open source operating system. So what are the alternatives to Android?… Read More »

How to Install Software from Source Code… and Remove it Afterwards

Brief: This detailed guide explains how to install a program from source code in Linux and how to remove the software installed from the source code. One of the greatest strength of your Linux distribution is its package manager and the associated software repository. With them, you have all the necessary tools and resources to download and install new… Read More »

Photoflare: An Open Source Image Editor for Simple Editing Needs

Brief: Photoflare is an image editor available for Linux and Windows. The editor has a free and open source community edition. When it comes to image editing on Linux, GIMP is the first and obvious choice. But GIMP could be overwhelming if you don’t need advanced editing feature. This is where applications like Photoflare step in. PhotoFlare: A… Read More »

Open Source Drawing App Pinta Sees New Release After 5 Years. Here’s How to Get it!

Brief: Open source painting and drawing application has a new release after more than 5 years. The new release fixes numerous bugs and adds new features. Pinta is an open source drawing application for Linux, Windows and macOS. You can use it for freehand drawing/sketching. You may also use it to add arrows, boxes, text etc on an… Read More »

Source Code Of Microsoft, Adobe, AMD & 50 Others Leaked Online

A developer and reverse engineer going by the name Tillie Kottmann has pulled the source codes of high-profile companies including Microsoft, Adobe, AMD, Disney, Motorola, Nintendo, Qualcomm, Mediatek, Roblox, GE Appliances and more and has published them on GitLab. Kottmann collected the data by searching misconfigured DevOps tools and several other tools. After recovering the data, he tagged… Read More »

BigBlueButton: Open Source Software for Online Teaching

Brief: BigBlueButton is an open-source tool for video conferencing tailored for online teaching. Let’s take a look at what it offers. In the year 2020, remote working from home is kind of the new normal. Of course, you cannot do everything remotely — but online teaching is something that’s possible. Even though a lot of teachers and school… Read More »

Dreamweaver Alternatives: 5 Open Source HTML and CSS Editors for Web Developers and Designers

Adobe Dreamweaver is a popular tool for professionals to design websites. Even though it enjoyed all its glory in the past decade, it’s no longer the most popular tool out there (at least, as far as I’m aware of). Its expensive subscription plans and the availability of free and open-source alternatives has left an impact to its popularity.… Read More »