More free software and open source good news from Europe

On the line of my latest post about Linagora, a European data researcher recently published the results of a study concluding in that the European Community is saving 450 billion euros per year thanks to Open Source software. In the…

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Nginx Anti-DOS filter for Fail2Ban

We are currently trying out this Fail2Ban rule on one of our server, to block simple (but very upsetting) DOS attacks on Nginx automatically (after 30 seconds). New filter in /etc/fail2ban/filter.d/nginx-dos.conf: # Fail2Ban configuration file # # Generated on Fri…

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We love open standards, knowledge and sources

Today I just saw one of the most beautiful examples of what our efforts (as a community of free software, standards, formats and knowledge evangelists) are all leading to. In short, I’m talking about the Wikipedia page in English for…

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Top projects of January 2010

This year has taken a good start for us at BeezNest worldwide, and between writing around 3 times more offers than usually and launching new projects, we have been busy on a series of important missions that I’d like to…

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Building a free open-source development business is not easy

Note: I’m talking about free, public, open-source software here, not that hacked open-source stuff that you just provide to your customers. Mostly, the difficulty of managing an open-source business is that there are even less good management people that know…

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Be an open-source start-up

To be a startup, a company has to be a product business, not a service business. By which I mean not that it has to make something physical, but that it has to have one thing it sells to many…

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Dokeos IRC channel outbeats Moodle channel

The IRC channel of Dokeos now outbeats the Moodle channel both in terms of responsiveness and in terms of users (up to 40 users yesterday). This comes after I decided about a month ago that we should show a little…

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Marketing FLOSS

This article is incomplete and was first written in January 2007 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/354). This article is a list of interesting articles for FLOSS solutions marketing in general European Commission pushes FLOSS solutions forward as economic in…

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