2.4 is released

The Community is pleased to announce the release of 2.4, the latest version of the leading open source office productivity suite. 2.4 includes new features, enhancements, and bug fixes to all its core components. 2.4 is available for immediate download from New features: Users will appreciate changes such as usabilityContinue reading “ 2.4 is released”

Award-winning Zend Framework releases version 1.5!

Zend Framework was awarded a “Jolt Productivity Award” at the 18th annual Dr. Dobb’s Jolt Awards, the “Oscars of the software industry.” With over 4.5 million downloads, Zend Framework has become the fastest growing PHP framework on the market. Now the award-winning open source framework has released version 1.5 which supports new services and enhancementsContinue reading “Award-winning Zend Framework releases version 1.5!”

Using smtp_generic_maps to rewrite domain/address for outgoing mails in Postfix/Zimbra

Greetings to everyone. Sometimes, you think it’s so easy to use generic table in Postfix like this to rewrite mail address/domain for outgoing mails. It must be really easy, of course, with only Postfix. However, if you do that with the Postfix running inside a Zimbra server, you should do more work if youContinue reading “Using smtp_generic_maps to rewrite domain/address for outgoing mails in Postfix/Zimbra”

Sendmail’s Greet_Pause

Slamming is a popular spammer tactic in which the spammer quickly fires off SMTP messages without waiting for responses from the receiving server. A poorly behaved MTA will then accept traffic from the spammer, instead of rejecting it as it should. But even well-behaved MTAs are affected because of the sheer volume of traffic withContinue reading “Sendmail’s Greet_Pause”

Is Drupal the best CMS or is it Joomla?

When I read forums, sometimes I see people asking for advice on which CMS would be adapted for their particular project, and often there are replies of what looks like Joomla fanatics who answer without any argument that Joomla is the best CMS. I can’t stand it because I know it’s wrong, but then I’mContinue reading “Is Drupal the best CMS or is it Joomla?”

Document Freedom Day DFD

26 March: A global day for document liberation Sign up your DFD team today! The Document Freedom Day (DFD) is a global day for Document Liberation with grassroots action for promotion of Free Document Formats and Open Standards in general. The DFD was initiated and is supported by a group of organisations and companies, including,Continue reading “Document Freedom Day DFD”

WinMerge – powerful FOSS visual tool for files/folders differencing and merging

WinMerge is an Open Source visual text file differencing and merging tool for Win32 platforms. It is highly useful for determining what has changed between project versions, and then merging changes between versions. Key Features: Visual differencing and merging of text files Flexible editor with syntax highlighting, line numbers and word-wrap Handles DOS, UNIX andContinue reading “WinMerge – powerful FOSS visual tool for files/folders differencing and merging”

New Features for Zimbra Collaboration Suite 5.0

Sunnyvale, Calif. – February 5, 2008 – Zimbra, a Yahoo! (Nasdaq: YHOO) company, and the leader in open source, next-generation e-mail, today announced the availability of Zimbra Collaboration Suite (ZCS) 5.0. ZCS 5.0 includes hundreds of enhancements that expand Zimbra’s access across desktops and devices while setting the standard for Web-based productivity in a businessContinue reading “New Features for Zimbra Collaboration Suite 5.0”

Top 50 Proprietary Software and their Open Source alternatives

Basics 1. Windows Vista OS to Ubuntu OS 2. Internet Explorer Browser to Firefox Browser Office Suites 3. Microsoft Office to OpenOffice 4. Mactopia to NeoOffice Office Tools 5. MathWorks MATLAB to Scilab 6. Microsoft Access to Kexi 7. Microsoft Word to OpenOffice Writer 8. Microsoft Excel to OpenOffice Calc 9. Microsoft Visio to DiaContinue reading “Top 50 Proprietary Software and their Open Source alternatives”

Enterprise IT ain’t what it used to be

Enterprise IT” vendors are in the midst of an identity crisis, and Linux is to blame. Want proof? Just look at some recent news announcements: Not only is the erstwhile uber-proprietary Sun Microsystems selling Intel- and AMD-based servers, it has also snapped up open source giants like MySQL. That’s quite a shift from a yearContinue reading “Enterprise IT ain’t what it used to be”