Category Archives: Open Source

Open Source Mac Software



Camino is a powerful and secure web browser, yet simple and elegant in its design. Camino 1.5 is a universal binary and runs natively on both PowerPC- and Intel-based Macs. From new features like the system spell-checker and session saving to improvements in trademark features like annoyance blocking, Camino 1.5 makes all your web tasks more enjoyable. Built on the world’s most compatible rendering engine, Mozilla’s Gecko 1.8.1, it displays more pages more accurately than any other Cocoa browser. Continue reading

Open Source Content Management Systems

Popular Content Management Systems


Drupalis a free software package that allows an individual or a community of users to easily publish, manage and organize a wide variety of content on a website. Tens of thousands of people and organizations have used Drupal to power scores of different web sites, including community web portals,discussion sites, corporate web sites, Intranet applications, personal web sites or blogs, E-commerce applications, resource directories, and social Networking sites. Drupal is ready to go from the moment you download it. It even has an easy-to-use web installer! The built-in functionality, combined with dozens of freely available add-on modules, will enable features such as: Content Management Systems, blogs, collaborative authoring environments, forums, peer-to-peer networking, newsletters, podcasting, and much more. Continue reading

Open Source OS

Linux kernel based OS


Kubuntu Linux is a user friendly operating system based on KDE, the K Desktop Environment. With a predictable 6 month release cycle and part of the Ubuntu project, Kubuntu is the GNU/Linux distribution for everyone. Improved desktop, updated applications and increased usability features are just a few of the surprises with this latest release. Continue reading

Open Source Alternative to Commercial Software

Graphic Applications



Imgv is a unique and feature rich Image Viewer. It is released as free software with full source code. Imgv is portable and can run on Windows, Linux, BSD, OSX, and other operating systems. Features include a GUI that doesn’t get in the way of viewing your images, a file browser, slideshows, zooming, rotating, on-the-fly Exif viewing, histograms, fullscreen support, wallpaper setting, the ability to view 4 images on the screen at once, adjustable thumbnail sizes, playlists, view and download images from Web sites, movie playing, file searching/filtering, multiple directory loading, transitional effects, image hiding and more.

Cornice is a cross-platform image viewer written in Python + wxPython + PIL. It doesn’t pretend to be complete, fast, or even useful, but I like it and it is the viewer I use on both Linux and Windows. It has been inspired by the famous Windows-only ACDSee. Continue reading