LibreOffice 7: Why a paid enterprise edition could be a positive change

Commentary: There are rumblings in the open source community that LibreOffice will no longer be free for enterprise users. Jack Wallen shares his take on this and other LibreOffice 7-related rumors. Image: LibreOffice The RC1 candidate of LibreOffice was recently…

Developers: The most popular, and fastest declining, programming languages

The TIOBE monthly index of programming language popularity is a snapshot into the development world, and July’s biggest surprise is the ranking of R. Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto A monthly index of popular programming languages found that statistical programming language R…

How to deploy the Wekan Kanban board project management server with snap

If you’re looking to deploy an in-house project management server, look no further than Wekan. Learn how to get this handy service up and running in minutes. Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto Kanban boards are a widely-used tool for project management. With…

How to create an on-the-fly flash drive with bootable Linux distributions

Looking for the means to carry with you an easy-to-use Linux distribution toolkit that will enable you to install Linux wherever you go? Look no further than Ventoy. Image: Jack Wallen Creating a flash drive with bootable Linux distributions usually…

How Facebook’s open source factory gave rise to Presto

Commentary: When Facebook solves technical problems, it defaults to open source solutions like Presto. Image: gorodenkoff, Getty Images/iStockphoto Facebook has been a bit of a punching bag lately, and for good reason. But for all its problems, Facebook continues to…