Does anyone happen to remember the name of the LiveJournal community that existed a few years ago, that publicly posted the password, so that anyone could log in and make posts about whatever they wanted? It was an open community for everyone and anyone. There may have been more than one, but I only knew of one. [more inside]
Is there an easy, preferably open source way of editing MySQL table contents? I was hoping for something which would let me use Excel (or OO Calc) to edit the live database. I need to search/replace many items in a poorly imported database. [more inside]
This is probably impossible but... Is there an open source client-server database that I can put on a shared Windows xp server without actually installing it? In other words simply copy up a bunch of files and have it work without going through a standard windows installation involving writing to the Registry etc... Actually i dont even care if its open source as long as it is small and relatively inexpensive. thanks in advance.
Help me avoid Microsoft. I need a simple database programme, is there a good cheap alternative to MS Access out there? Can anyone recommend OOo base? [more inside]
Why is Excel not opening? [more inside]
role in the free/libre/open-source software movement? [more inside]
I've just received a fairly generous grant to create a clearinghouse for open source multi-media applications. What should I be thinking about now? [more inside]
Federal employee health benefit open season started today. I'm overwhelmed with the choices! [more inside]
Does anybody know of an open source buy\sell\exchange script similar to Hollywood Stock Exchange
? Or for that matter any commercially available scripts?
I need to set up a community site that also has a Digg-like community news section, and am trying to find open source packages that will do the job. I looked at Pligg, but am wary of using it (reasons inside). I wonder if Drupal will work. Can you folks shed some light? [more inside]
I want to introduce a group of students to how open source software is localized (translated). What I am looking for is some software (preferebly cross platform) which uses text/po/mo files to store the text strings for each language. [more inside]
What are some good free/open-source Help Desk software solutions? [more inside]
What best open source software can I used to sell 10,000 paintings? [more inside]
How can I easily create web forms? [more inside]
Are there any polished open-source typing tests, either for Windows, or as a web app?
Defensive patents for free and open source software: can I bind a specific type of license with a patent ? [more inside]
Open Source Software developers, how did you initially start working on open source software projects? [more inside]
Can anybody recommend an open source 'external' site monitoring utility for *nix? By external, I mean the tool should sit on a server that's separate to the one the site being monitored is sitting on. The tool should make regular requests to the monitored site and should send an alert if the page is not returned within a specified time.
Simple (I hope) question: I'm thinking that in the next year I might buy a Mac. I'm also interested in Linux, though, and I've thought about buying a "white box" PC to run Linux and open-source apps. I don't really understand the relationship between OSX and 'nixes all that well. Does OSX run Linux-type programs too? (TIA)
How many programmers are capable of contributing to Linux? Of those, how many have contributed, since Linux began?
Does there exist a quality open-source CMS that is designed specifically to be used as a job board? [more inside]
How does redhat
make money? In wading through previous related AskMe posts as well as this Wiki article
, I'm more confused now than when I started. [more inside]
Anyone know of any good books, plays, or other material about Suzanne Le Peletier de Saint-Fargeau
, a.k.a. "Mademoiselle Nation"? She was an eleven-year-old girl adopted by the French revolutionaries after her father's murder by a royalist. Her portrait by Jacques-Louis David
is currently on display at the Getty in Los Angeles, and as the book blog Romancing the Tome says
the story of her life would make for excellent reading. Surely she's found her way into print by now?
I have an LG 6000 cell phone, and I want to be able to answer it while riding on my bicycle, but not have to fumble to open it. [more inside]
Is there any reliable, secure, open source and/or freeware online store software that supports digital downloads? If so, any that allow the site adminstrator to do nifty stuff like set a time limit on how long after paying users can download?
I need a package to facilitate collaboration among a group of people spread across the Internet/globe. Ideally it would track staff, projects, to-do lists and contacts. Open source (PHP/mySQL) would be ideal. Any suggestions?
Two XP questions in a row! Does anybody know how to remove the "Windows cannot open this file" dialog box that offers a web service? I'd like this to act like it did in previous versions of Windows, just going directly to the "Choose the program you want to use to open this file" dialog. Google has failed me.
A method of determining the opened/closed status of my garage door [More inside] [more inside]
Some of the answers I got to this post
made me think about developing cheap, easy-to-use interactive Intranets for various corporate clients (a la this
), based on opensource CMS and/or blogware, thus eliminating licensing fees and saving a bundle on programming costs / time. I am looking for advice on what application to use. [more inside] [more inside]
My laptop has taken to switching itself off at random intervals, but only at my parents or in-laws houses. The general consensus is that these houses are hotter than my own and it may be just enough to upset my system.
Can anyone recommend a good freeware (pref OpenSource) program to check up on the internal temperatures of the system? I'm running WinXP.