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Open Source -- News, Licensing, Repositories

Open Source Licenses    opensource.org/licenses    approved open source licenses
ODSL    www.osdl.org    Open Source Development Labs
SourceForge    sourceforge.net    largest source repository
BerliOS    www.berlios.de    "The Open Source Mediator"
ObjectWeb    www.objectweb.org    middleware repository
Freshmeat    www.freshmeat.net    software release news
java.net    www.java.net    Java Open Source projects
Tigris.org    www.tigris.org    Open Source Software Engineering projects

News -- Industry, Open Source, Software, Operating Systems, Development

Slashdot    slashdot.org    best site for general technical news
Newsforge    www.newsforge.com    industry news site
BSDNews    www.bsdnews.com    Unix BSD news
DaemonNews    www.daemonnews.org    more Unix BSD news
BSDFreak    www.bsdfreak.org    yet another BSD news site
BSDForums    www.bsdforums.org    Unix BSD news and more
OSNews    www.osnews.com    general OS news
Linux.com    www.linux.com    Linux news
Distrowatch    www.distrowatch.com    Linux/BSD distribution news
OSDir    osdir.com    Open Source/Linux news (part of Oreilly network)
FreeOS    www.freeos.com    Free Operating Systems news

Operating Systems -- Linux, BSD Unix, Open Source

Linux

For news see: www.linux.com.

SUSE    www.suse.com    Novell's SUSE Linux
Fedora    fedora.redhat.com    RedHat Linux project
CentOS    www.centos.org    RedHat Enterprise server-based distribution
Ubuntu    www.ubuntulinux.org    Debian/Gnoppix based distribution - very friendly
Gentoo    www.gentoo.org    Best source distribution - not for the faint of heart
Debian    www.debian.org    GNU sponsored Linux
Knoppix    www.knoppix.org    Best LiveCD distribution
Rocks Cluster    www.rocksclusters.org    RedHat Enterprise based cluster distribution
LFS    www.linuxfromscratch.org    Linux From Scratch - create your own distribution
Onebase    www.ibiblio.org/onebase    Linux source distribution
Bastille Linux    www.bastille-linux.org    Linux hardening system for SUSE, RedHat, Debian, Gentoo

BSD Unix

For news see: www.bsdnews.com.

FreeBSD    www.freebsd.org    best 4.4-based BSD distrubution for Intel platform
DragonFly BSD    www.dragonflybsd.org    FreeBSD 4.x branch - many new features
NetBSD    www.netbsd.org    oldest BSD open source distribution - extremely portable
OpenBSD    www.openbsd.org    NetBSD 1.x branch - very secure
OpenDarwin    www.opendarwin.org    MacOS kernel ports - Mach3 microkernel for x86

Other

For news see: www.osnews.com.

T2    www.t2-project.org    Multiple platform/OS Distribution Build Kit
GNU Hurd    www.gnu.org/software/hurd    Hurd servers implemented on Mach3 microkernel
Haiku    www.haiku-os.org    Open Source BeOS clone
ReactOS    www.reactos.org    Open Source Windows clone
FreeDOS    www.freedos.org    Open Source DOS clone
AROS    www.aros.org    Open Source AmigaOS clone
OpenSolaris    www.opensolaris.org    Open Source Sun Solaris OS

Server Applications

web servers

Apache    httpd.apache.org    standard HTTP server (Linux, Win, MacOSX)

dns servers

BIND    www.isc.org/sw/bind    standard domain name server (Linux)

network encryption

OpenSSH    www.openssh.org    sshd server, ssh & scp client (Linux, Win)
SafeTP    safetp.cs.berkeley.edu    transparently encrypts ftp channels, server/client solutions (Linux, Win)

mail servers

Postfix    www.postfix.org    very secure SMTP server (Linux)
qmail    www.qmail.org    another very secure SMTP server (Linux)
sendmail    www.sendmail.org    standard SMTP server (Linux)

database management servers

PostgreSQL    www.postgres.org    best SQL server (Linux, Win), also look at phpPgAdmin
MySQL    www.mysql.com    very popular SQL server (Linux, Win), also look at phpMyAdmin
Firebird    firebird.sourceforge.net    branch from Borland's Interbase SQL server (Linux, Win)

Client Applications

office productivity

OpenOffice    www.openoffice.org    office suite - everything but a database - compatible with MSOffice (Linux, Win)
AbiWord    www.abisource.com    modern wordprocessor (Linux, Win)

database

SQLite    www.sqlite.org    SQL database system (Linux, Win)