Open Source Software is software for which the source code is available for free. Usually the source code and compiled versions can be used/changed/redistributed with simple restrictions as detailed in the accompanying license. Even though the source code is readily available, some companies like ...

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server-side browser emulator? open source preferably

I'm working on an open source library, but some of the functionality requires that I emulate a browser. I hear it's possible to launch an instance of the browser, but if I'm running on linux, I don't ...
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What are the benefits of going with an open source stack?

What are the benefits of going with an open source stack in terms of price and service (not technical)? I am a .NET developer; our team is developing an application in ASP.NET MVC. For some reason we ...
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High availability open source SQL database solution for Rails application

I'm researching a topic of high availability database for a Rails application. I'm looking for Open Source based solutions. At the moment our system is running on one application host + one db host, ...
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What is the best option to set up a quick and easy-to-manage database for my small office?

First, please be aware I am definitely a beginner when it comes to server maintenance or network administration. That being said, if I am asking this question in the wrong forum, please feel free to ...
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Linux-based network backup solution

Do you have any recommendations for a Linux based backup solution that would be capable of backing up MS Servers and servers hosting MS Exchange data? I've started doing my own research, but so far ...
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Open Source online private SVN [closed]

I would like to have a private secure open-source SVN configured for a minor project with a collaborator. Googling gave me http://unfuddle.com/about/tour/plans http://www.xp-dev.com/pricing ...
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Building an OpenSource Network (Intranet) infrastructure based on Linux (AD, Domains, etc.)

We currently manage our networks (Intranet) using Windows Server 2008 R2, as it was relatively easy to manage and configure. Being a non-profit organization we were sponsored our initial setup but we ...
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What is a good open source backup solution for users?

We are currently using ahsay to run backups on end user systems that backup to our specified directories within the server. My question would be what is a good open source backup solution that is ...
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Looking for open source anti-spam systems, any suggestions? [closed]

Basically speaking, we have a forum-like systems and every one can post their demand/supply information. So we need an anti-spam system to avoid the spams like the ads, politic-sensitive, porn, etc. ...
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VMWare tools on Ubuntu Server 10.10 kernel source problem

After install and running the vm-ware config, the config needs my kernel headers to compile some modules, ok, so I'll give it them, but it just won't work. It asks for the path of the directory of C ...
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How to utilise spare bandwidth

Ive got an interesting question for all of you. I'm currently sitting on a 100mbps line, and i would like to use it in some interesting way. I would like to share it in a way simmiliar to ...
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Open source cloud virtual server software

I am looking for an open source virtual server cloud framework library. If there is anything like this, I plan to start my own sort of simple Amazon EC2-like service (I have the hardware, I need to ...
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Open source alternatives to sales force [closed]

Is there any open source web application similar in features and operation to salesforce.com?
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Looking for a Digital Asset Management [closed]

The company which I just joined needs a strong Digital Asset Management, for around 150 Gb of JPG, 55 GB of AVI and if possible 125 GB of PSD files. The tool could be web-based, open source, and ...
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Backup google hosted mailboxes

We have deployed out official mailboxes in google apps not premier edition. Does anybody know how to backup those mailboxes using any opensource tools OR is there any tool to backup mailboxes.. ...
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Open source CMS for a university department

I realize that this type of question gets asked over and over again. Nonetheless, I want to ask a more specific version. I'm in a university math department. Long ago our sysadmins (or just one at ...
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recommendations for public facing file server

I've been asked to setup a server for exchanging non-critical company data e.g. marketing PDF's etc. Can anyone recommend a Linux-based solution I can use? We're looking for something with a really ...
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Open source command-line tool to access Exchange 2007 inbox? [closed]

I'm looking to write a script (running on linux) that connects to an Exchange inbox (as me) and downloads messages. Is there any open source software out there to support me? Thanks!
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Open Source App Stor [closed]

I want to manage a kind of private App Store. All users of my company can download apps or software from the Intranet. Here is a sample of what I want for a private use: ...
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Open source report framework [closed]

I'm looking for a open source report framework for statistics. A more detailed explanation is: We have a number of tests running on different servers collecting data (for example, login time) every ...
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microsoft assessment and planning toolkit alternatives [closed]

Are there any open source tools which give similar reporting for Linux/Solaris/Unix/Windows?
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Is there any open source solution for failover of incoming traffic?

We have two ISP's and both ISPs' IP NAT with the same webserver IP. I want failover for incoming traffic, is there any open source solution? Can I do it by making two name servers, one for each ISP? ...
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FTP server (open source?) with paid support

Corporate has asked us to look for an FTP server solution with paid support. Our team has a preference for open source, and would normally support it ourselves. But the guys at the top want that ...
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Open Source Social Bookmarking CMS? [closed]

I am looking for an open source social bookmarking site CMS so I can build a site like delicious with it for my organization. This will be deployed in the internal LAN. Do you have any ...
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Best OpenSource Monitoring Tool? [closed]

I'm trying to decide between Zenoss and GroundWork. I need an enterprise level monitoring tool and I had heard really good comments of these tools. Do any of you have implemented them? Which are ...
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Fully FOSS EMail solution

I am looking at various FOSS options to build a robust EMail solution for a government funded university. Commercial options are to be chosen only in the worst case scenario. Here are the ...
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Alternative to OpenERP? [closed]

Is there an alternative for OpenERP that is also open source?
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Is there a open source web application for monitor the activity of sql server?

Is there a open source web application for monitor the activity of sql server? monitor users, queries, performance , ...
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Opensource simplified calendaring solution

I'm after a very simple (in my eyes) opensource calendaring solution. The basic functionality I need is: provide readonly ICS feed (http/s/) (the way google cal provides it), so clients can ...
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Opensource site statistics for PHP

I am looking a modern, PHP based visitor statistics tracker. As mentioned in the title it must be open source. The other features it must contain are referrer tracking, no of unique hit by daily, ...
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1 Linux Backup server - 4 linux servers, 3 Windows servers - how to backup?

I have: 1 Linux "backup" server (Ubuntu 9.10 server) (plenty of disk, new server) 2 Gentoo servers 2 CentOS servers 3 Windows 2003 servers I'd like to backup all of the servers as disk-to-disk ...
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Good Booking Engines Suggestions [closed]

I want to get some suggestion for a Customizable/Opensource Booking Engine for Hotels That you've used or had coded them. The booking engine I'm looking for is the one you can add and customize their ...
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Free automatic deployment systems?

Are there any free systems for deploying new applications across a Windows network? e.g. if I wanted to automatically install Silverlight to every PC? (Assuming a Windows network of about 150 ...
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software for batch process management in unix

I'm looking for a good open source solution to managing many batch jobs across a cluster of machines. I've looked at the solutions indicated in this post but it doesn't really seem to be what I'm ...
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Open Source Task Portal? [closed]

I apologize in advance if this is not an SF question, but I'm thinking it's in the gray. Are there any good Open Source or atleast fair priced "intranet" project portals where you can have a ...
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Open Source Exchange Client? [closed]

Are there any good open-source Exchange 2003 clients for linux? That can handle all the Exchange features like Calendars, etc.
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What software is available for managing sites in apache?

We are looking for a simple tool that allows us to quickly add and remove sites in Apache. Currently we are editing the httpd.conf file, but we want to make it easier for less technical people to add ...
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Open Source project that does SSL Inspection

I've been assigned to research out and spec replacing our old and decrepit http content filtering system. There are several open source filtering packages available but I've not come across one that ...
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Web Analytics Services - Do you have any experience with Piwik?

As the question suggests, I'm looking at installing Piwik to monitor my sites. Currently I'm using Clicky, which works well but I'm reluctant to upgrade to the paid version. Does anyone have any ...
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Open source jabber based website “live chat” / “live help” system?

I don't know if this belongs on SF, SU or SO... let's try SF first. I'm looking for a "live help" system for website which uses Jabber/XMPP as a backend... so that website visitors could click a ...
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Tool to monitor new releases of open-source software [closed]

I'm looking for an open-source tool that is used to monitor releases of new versions of open-source software and is built using a plug-in architecture (one plug-in for each app that must be ...
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Connect Direct vs. sFTP?

I have a partner who would like us to use a commercial product called Connect Direct where we would normally use ssh based scp or sftp. Besides reading their website, which is of course not quite ...
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open source knowledge base CMS system [closed]

I'm looking for an open source knowledge base system that uses tags, rather than free-text search to identify articles (a lot like serverfault does). I've looked at twiki, which many people ...
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Microsoft Office documents collaboration - Open Source alternative

I am looking for a good solution to collaborate on Microsoft Office documents, we currently just edit directly on a Samba share but it's one big mess because sometimes people leave the office with ...
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Any decent open source link/directory managers out there?

I maintain a site with a crusty old version of "Links" by Gossamer Threads. It's written in perl, gets 99.99% of its submissions from bots, and is just plain out-dated. Now, I realize that Gossamer ...
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Any open source backup software with NDMP support? [closed]

Is there any open source backup software with NDMP support? I'm looking for open source software (or free software) for backing up a large NAS file server, which supports the NDMP protocol and uses ...
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undervolting information for Solaris

Looking for undervolting procedures (or tools) for Solaris/Opensolaris x86? Info: BIOS config: LENOVO 68ET37WW CPU Into: Intel Core 2 Duo T5250
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Open Source Filtering of HTTPS Traffic

We use to have a filtering/proxy setup that was configured so that about 500 users were routed through a Unix-based system running SQUID with SquidGuard to block questionable content and log what ...
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P2P VPN: cross between Hamachi and OpenVPN

I recently started using OpenVPN. It is useful because you can securely connect many clients from different networks. However, when two clients communicate, they are not directly connected but they go ...
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All In One Version Control - Debian

I'm currently setting up a SVN repro for personal use. Normally on Debian that'd be svnserve, trac, maybe Apache... and that's three apps to take care of. Most stuff requires an Apache, but I use a ...