Open Source

Get free stuff for Web design

If you are a Web designer with large budget to back your project, you can call up whatever resources you require to get the gig done. Professional photographers and models to create great looking images? Book ’em. HTML and CSS experts to creating great looking layouts. No Problems? Professional copy Read more…

By Thatch, ago
Open Source

Sahana

Following the tsunami that hit Southeast Asia on Boxing Day in 2004, the open source community of Sri Lanka got together to develop a disaster management system in three weeks, spearheaded by the Lanka Software Foundation, a FOSS R&D non-profit organization in Sri Lanka, with contributions from about 80 volunteer Read more…

By Thatch, ago
Open Source

GParted live CD

GEEK ALERT: Linux zealotry time. Need a way to resize NTFS partitions, mirror disk images, or otherwise muck about with disk partitions and cant afford or don’t want to use a proprietary package like Partition Magic (good product, serious price)? Answer yes to any of the above? If so, have Read more…

By Thatch, ago
Open Source

Ten tips for new Ubuntu users

Time for some Ubuntu zealotry… As regular readers will be aware I think that Ubuntu is the easiest ways for people to join the ranks of Linux users. On the up side it’s easy to install (and getting easier) , easy to use, and usually “just works.” (Fujitsu laptop screens Read more…

By Thatch, ago
Culture

Streaming Suitcase

Adam Hyde has been described as a “tactical media artist” Adam was born in New Zealand and is permanently transient. He is a consultant, developer and artist working at the convergence of broadcasting and Internet technologies. And why does he get a mention here? He writes manuals. He writes the Read more…

By Thatch, ago