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  • “Community Choice” Project of the Month Vote – August 2016
    The vote for August 2016 Community Choice SourceForge Project of the Month is now available, and will run until July 15, 2016 12:00 UTC. SQuirreL SQL Client SQuirreL SQL Client is a graphical SQL client written in Java that will allow you to view the structure of a JDBC compliant database, browse the data in tables, […]

  • Projects of the Week, June 20, 2016
    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: UltraDefrag UltraDefrag is a disk defragmenter for Windows, which supports defragmentation of locked system files by running during the boot process. It is easy to use without any complicated scripting or a huge load of configuration settings. You can […]

  • The Importance of Picking the Right Open Source Community
    In choosing a project to work on, there are many things you need to consider. You have to consider if the project is one you are genuinely interested in and use. You have to consider its reputation and track record. And you have to consider the technical aspects like features and frameworks. Beyond these things […]

  • Projects of the Week, June 13, 2016
    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: FileBot FileBot is the ultimate tool for renaming your movies, tv shows or anime and downloading subtitles. It’s smart, streamlined for simplicity and just works. FileBot supports Windows, Linux and Mac, plus there’s a full-featured command-line interface for all […]

  • SourceForge Singled out as ‘Shining Star’ in PCMag Column
    In his column on PC Magazine, seasoned columnist John Dvorak hailed SourceForge as “the shining star” of freeware providers, as it promotes the unadulterated model of freeware amidst the many “onerous models” that have befallen the world of free and open source software. In the column published just recently, Dvorak states how such models as […]

  • Introducing the SourceForge Internet Speed Test
    Today we launched the SourceForge Internet Speed Test. This speed test is designed to test your current Internet connection speed for Latency/Ping, Jitter, Download Speed, Upload Speed, Buffer Bloat, and Packet Loss. Upon completion, the results will explain which types of services your connection is capable of handling, as well as additional reports about your […]

  • Projects of the Week, June 6, 2016
    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: SQuirreL SQL Client SQuirreL SQL Client is a graphical SQL client written in Java that will allow you to view the structure of a JDBC compliant database, browse the data in tables, issue SQL commands etc. [ Download SQuirreL […]

  • June 2016, “Staff Pick” Project of the Month – Pandora FMS
    For our June “Staff Pick” Project of the Month, we selected Pandora FMS, a flexible monitoring system ready for big environments. Sancho Lerena and Axel Amigo, the people behind the project shared some thoughts about the project’s history, purpose, and direction. SourceForge (SF): What made you start this? Pandora FMS (PF): First of all I […]

  • June 2016, “Community Choice” Project of the Month – Movistartv
    For our June “Community Choice” Project of the Month, the community elected Movistartv, an add on for XBMC/Kodi that allows for a virtual Movistar + TV decoder for different OS. Victor Juidiaz, the developer of Movistartv, shared some thoughts about the project’s history, purpose, and direction. SourceForge (SF): What made you start this? Victor Juidiaz […]

  • Projects of the Week, May 30, 2016
    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: Double Commander Double Commander is a cross platform open source file manager with two panels side by side. It is inspired by Total Commander and features some new ideas. [ Download Double Commander ] Miranda IM Miranda IM is […]

  • Making a Hesitant Entry Into Open Source? Here’s What You Need to Know
    Entering the open source world by contributing to a project can be a very rewarding experience. But taking that first step can be intimidating. There’s so much you have to learn, strangers you have to interact with, and at the end of it all, code you’ll have to put out there for all the world […]

  • Projects of the Week, May 23, 2016
    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: PostInstallerF PostInstallerF will install all the software that Fedora Linux and others doesn’t include by default, after running Fedora for the first time. Its easy for a new user. PostInstallerF contains everything that you need for your daily computing. […]

  • “Community Choice” Project of the Month Vote – July 2016
    The vote for July 2016 Community Choice SourceForge Project of the Month is now available, and will run until June 15, 2016 12:00 UTC. Linux Diagnostic Tools Project’s goal is to create better tools for diagnosing Linux systems. Diagnostics include first failure data capture, error log analysis, preventative testing, and system inventory gathering. [ Download Linux […]

  • SourceForge now scans all projects for malware and displays warnings on downloads
    Starting today, SourceForge will display a warning badge next to the download button on any project that has been flagged as containing malware by our malware scans. Our definition of malware includes adware, viruses, and any unwanted applications that may be intentionally or inadvertently included in the software package of any project on SourceForge. We’ve […]

  • Projects of the Week, May 16, 2016
    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: Linux Diagnostic Tools Project’s goal is to create better tools for diagnosing Linux systems. Diagnostics include first failure data capture, error log analysis, preventative testing, and system inventory gathering. [ Download Linux Diagnostic Tools ] LibreCAD LibreCAD is a […]

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