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Questions tagged [open-source]

Software required to be open-source. This is not to be confused with "gratis" software, which is free of cost. Open-source, sometimes called "free" or "libre" software, has the original source code freely available to be viewed, redistributed and modified.

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FLOSS tools for facial recognition?

There seem to be good GUI tools to enable facial recognition with FLOSS, they all fall short of my requirements. And while there seem to be a lot of research projects with open code, they seem to be ...
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Web Based Project Management software with Scrum and Kanban

So as a background of what is going on: I am starting up a company in which will be dealing with game development, the problem comes where as many things a start-up is exactly that. Starting up, ...
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Is there any free, open-source alternative for MATLAB to do frequency analysis? [closed]

MATLAB is an expensive and vey elaborate software out there. Is there any free, preferably open source, software near MATLAB; at least offering some features of MATLAB in FFT, and other frequency ...
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Open Source Android library to crop an image interactively

I would like my users to be able to interactively crop an image I have in memory (I can write it as a file if necessary). Is there such a library, compatible with the GNU-GPLv3 Open Source license? ...
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Open source CAD for 2D drafting

I do a lot of drafting using AutoCAD 2000 LT on Windows XP, but I need to upgrade to a newer operating system (Windows 8). Unfortunately, AC2000 won't work. So, I am looking for a new free (no money)...
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Robust and invisible video watermarking software / library

I am doing a research project in search of a robust and invisible video watermarking software / library (preferably in Linux / C++). It needs to meet the following requirements: Robust - that is the ...
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Get reminders on specific dates (via e-mail or XMPP) from a free/libre tool running on my own server

I want to get reminders on specific dates. The web app must be FLOSS and I want to self-host it on my own server (GNU/Linux). Features: Adding a reminder should be hassle-free and quick. Ideally ...
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Deep Belief Network Library

I am looking for a library for experimenting with Deep Belief Networks, a form of Neural Network. Must be Open Source. (I need to be able to check what it is doing, and potentially customise it.) ...
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Open Source WYSIWYG HTML edition native component for Android

I have an Open Source Android app in which users modify portions of HTML content, for instance: Lorem <b>ipsum</b> dolor <i>sit</i> amet, <font size="7">consectetur ...
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Open-source SSH terminal client for Windows with tabs, private key auth + more

Moving here a question locked on ServerFault, with some refinements: since nothing assures you that closed-source terminal emulators don't phone home with your login details or private keys, I'm ...
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Maze generator library

Randomly generated game worlds are currently very popular. Can anyone recommend an open-source Java library for tile-based maze (bird's-eye view) creation? Features I have in mind: Basic two exits, ...
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Desktop simulation of shop-floor task queues [closed]

I'm working on a shop-floor automation project, and I'd like to set up a desktop "queuing" simulation to help identify bottlenecks in our process. Either Linux or Windows desktop software would be ...
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Password manager for Linux and Android

I'm looking for a password manager which is available as Android App and Linux Desktop application alike. I know there's e.g. KeePassDroid (see: Password manager for Linux with just working in-browser ...
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Tool to install and manage software installations on multiple Windows computers?

I have about 15 computers on the same network and most of their installed software are the same. When I want to install new programs or update installed ones I have to go to each one and install/...
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Voice commanding a web browser on GNU/Linux

I’d like to browse the Web by using voice commands. It must be possible to scroll the page and to focus and click at links, and it should be possible to fill in and submit forms. It must be FLOSS (...
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Free/libre comic strip creator for GNU/Linux

I want to create comic strips. But, as I have no artistic talent, I can’t picture them by hand. So I’m looking for a tool that allows me to arrange "templates", like characters, furniture, items, and ...
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Open source accountancy programs?

Are there any good open source accountancy programs a startup could use? Double-entry accountancy is required by law in many countries (including mine), so it is a must. The platform should be either ...
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Edit and search/browse image metadata

I have thousands of meme images. Unfortunately, unorganized. Whenever I could need a specific image, it’s nearly impossible to locate it. Now I want to organize my collection by manually adding ...
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Maintained open source offline Japanese dictionary for Android?

I am using Aedict 2.9 because I want an open source Japanese dictionary which works even when offline. However, recently, Aedict 3 has switched to a proprietary model it seems, and I would like to ...
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2D Turn-based FOSS Linux game with online and hotseat multiplayer

What 2D FOSS, low-resource, native, turn-based Linux games are available which support at least two players, both locally using the same machine (hotseat) and online? Runs on Linux, natively FOSS (...
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Manage answering support emails at a small business

I’m running a business together with two partners. Everyone of us may answer emails sent to the general support email address. But our current workflow is not optimal. Our current workflow Everyone ...
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Native photo managment software for Ubuntu

I’m searching for picasa alike photo management software for Ubuntu. App should be native and I don’t want to run it in Wine or similar software. Don't mind if not included in Ubuntu repositories ...
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Tool to analyze a software project and extract information about the source code

I am looking for a program to analyze a software development project (i.e. a folder) and output information about the source code: total number of lines total number of files average files size ...
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Open Source/Free software for locking folders

I am looking for a free software that can lock folders on my Windows system. I have tried many softwares like file locker, folder locker but they are only available in trial versions. I have a folder ...
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An open source Java picture viewing/tagging program?

I am looking for a program that: Shows pictures in a given folder, with thumbnails, with an action to see full-screen. Allows to add tags to pictures and manage tags. (tags are like "vacations" or "...
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Hassle-free XMPP server for single user

I want to run my own XMPP server. I want to be able to chat with other XMPP users (no matter which provider they use), using a JID under my own domain. Absolute requirements: it needs to be Free ...
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Desktop Publisher (Alternatives to InDesign)

Adobe InDesign is the dominant player in the Desktop Publishing world. It is used for many books, and also for magazine and pamphlets, and even things like greeting-cards and invitations. It is ...
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Is there a symmetric encryption GUI available for Ubuntu/Linux?

I’m searching for an easy to use symmetric encryption tool with a GUI or, even better, one that has the possibility to be added to the file browser's context menu. Gnome already ships a encryption GUI ...
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Creating website wireframes on GNU/Linux with a free/libre tool

I want to create website wireframes. Locally/offline, or on my own server. Requirements License: The tool needs to be FLOSS The included graphics need to be licensed under the same license, or ...
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A simple student examination open-source web software?

I need a (possibly simple and web-oriented) open-source software to ask a class of students some "open" questions (i.e., with open answers, not a "quiz"...), to be able to evaluate the level of their ...
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Free/Libre voice & video chat alternative to Skype?

I don’t want to use Skype because it’s proprietary. I’m looking for an alternative that is Free/Libre (FLOSS), is available cross-platform * (at least: GNU/Linux, Mac OS, and Microsoft Windows), ...
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Free alternatives to Matlab that run on Linux?

I recently joined the folks using Linux. As a result, I'm trying to replace as much of the propriety applications as I can, with free — and if possible open-source — alternatives. Since I need a ...
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Open Source Java decompiler that does not crash on huge projects, understands advanced Java concepts

A Java decompiler turns a .class file back into a .java file. While decompiled code is not perfect (no comments, sometimes obfuscated names, etc.), it can be useful during hacking competitions, or to ...
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Free/Libre XMPP client with “Attention” (XEP-0224) support?

Is there a FLOSS XMPP client for GNU/Linux that supports XEP-0224: Attention? It's an extension for getting the attention of another user. It is also known as "nudge" or "buzz".
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Software to backup Android phone ROM

I would like to backup the ROM on my phone before I attempt to install Cyanogenmod on it. It is a Samsung Galaxy SIII on Sprint in the United States. My phone is not currently rooted and I'm running a ...