1. SysAdmin of the Year Contest
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Hello, and welcome to this month's edition.
Last month, we announced the winners of the 2007 Community Choice Awards
during our party at OSCON. There were some surprises, lots of great
winners, and a good time was certainly had by all. For information
about the winning projects, visit our Community Hub at
http://sourceforge.net/community and click on the CCA logo.
The beta of our Marketplace continues to go well. Our beta participants
have been creating quality listings to provide our users with access to
the experts they need...and, in the process, our design decisions are
being validated one-by-one. Keep a close watch on this new tool, it
promises to be a hotspot of engineering activity for us over the next
We will need some help, though! We're looking for engineering talent to
make all the complex things simple around here. If you're in the bay
area and want to join us, email jobs@...
Thanks for reading!
The SourceForge.net Crew
SysAdmin of the Year Contest
Do have know a SysAdmin who goes beyond the call of duty? If
so, nominate them as SysAdmin of the Year 2007. They can win
great prizes (Macbook Pro, iPhone, Splunk License), including
the knowledge that you care. The first 2500 SysAdmins
nominated get a free t-shirt.
Statistics and Top Projects
Number of Projects: 155,959
Number of Registered Users: 1,662,751
Daily Stats for 20 August, 2007:
SF.net: 4,026,722 pages served
Open Source Files downloaded in 24 hour period: 2,014,157
Top 25 Projects:
Azureus is a powerful, full-featured, cross-platform bittorrent client.
phpMyAdmin is a tool written in PHP intended to handle the
administration of MySQL over the Web. Currently it can create and drop
databases, create/drop/alter tables, delete/edit/add fields, execute any
SQL statement, manage keys on fields.
Notepad++ is a generic source code editor (it tries to be anyway) and
Notepad replacement written in C++ with the win32 API. The aim of
Notepad++ is to offer a slim and efficient binary with a totally
4. OpenProj - Project Management
OpenProj by Projity is a desktop replacement of Microsoft Project.
OpenProj has equivalent functionality, a familiar user interface and
even opens existing MSProject files. OpenProj is interoperable with
Project, with a Gantt Chart and PERT chart etc.
5. ZK - Simply Ajax and Mobile
ZK is Ajax framework enriching Web apps with little programming. With
event-driven and markup languages, development is as simple as
programming desktops and authoring HTML/XUL pages. ZK supports scripting
6. dimdim meeting server
Dimdim is an open source web meeting product with features like
Application, Desktop and Presentation sharing with A/V streaming and
chat. No attendee installation - all features are available through a
web browser. Dimdim can be integrated with Moodle.
7. ADempiere Bazaar
Adempiere is an ERP Bazaar for Open Source Developers that contribute
improvements of Compiere, CRM, Shopfloor, POS, Helpdesk, Financials
Accounting, Supply Chain, Knowledge and Business apps in an open and
unabated fashion. Focus is on the Community.
8. Zenoss Core - Enterprise IT Monitoring
Zenoss Core is an enterprise network and systems management application
written in Python/Zope. Zenoss provides an integrated product for
monitoring availability, performance, events and configuration across
layers and across platforms.
9. Openbravo ERP
Web based ERP for SMEs, built on proven MVC & MDD framework that
facilitate customization & maintenance of code. Already in production,
it encompasses a broad range of functionalities such as finance, supply
chain, project mgmt, manufacturing & much more
FreeCol is an open version of Colonization. It is a Civilization-like
game in which the player has to conquer the new world.
FileZilla is a fast FTP and SFTP client for Windows with a lot of
features. FileZilla Server is a reliable FTP server.
WebCalendar is a PHP application used to maintain a calendar for a
single user or an intranet group of users. It can also be configured as
an event calendar.
PhpGedView parses GEDCOM 5.5 genealogy files and displays them on the
internet in formats and charts that you are familiar with.It also allows
relatives to edit their genealogy online and collaborate together on
Get technical information and tags of a lot of multimedia files.
Supported formats : - Video : AVI/OGM/MKV/MPG/VOB/MP4/3GP/... - Audio :
7-Zip is a file archiver with the high compression ratio. The program
supports 7z, ZIP, CAB, RAR, ARJ, LZH, CHM, GZIP, BZIP2, Z, TAR, CPIO,
RPM and DEB formats. Compression ratio in the new 7z format is 30-50%
better than ratio in ZIP format.
16. KeePass Password Safe
KeePass Password Safe is a free, open source, light-weight and
easy-to-use password manager for Windows. You can store your passwords
in a highly-encrypted database, which is locked with one master password
or key file.
17. MinGW - Minimalist GNU for Windows
MinGW: A native Win32 port of the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC), with
freely distributable import libraries and header files for building
native Windows applications; includes extensions to the MSVC runtime to
support C99 functionality.
18. XOOPS Dynamic Web CMS
XOOPS is a dynamic web content management system written in PHP for the
MySQL database. Its object orientation makes it an ideal tool for
developing small or large community websites, intra company and
corporate portals, weblogs and much more.
A mind mapper, and at the same time an easy-to-operate hierarchical
editor with strong emphasis on folding. These two are not really two
different things, just two different descriptions of a single
application. Often used for knowledge and content mgmt.
20. Arianne RPG
Arianne is a multiplayer online engine to develop turn based and real
time games providing a simple way of creating the game server rules and
clients like Stendhal. Marauroa, our server, uses Java and MySQL for
hosting hundreds of players on a solo host.
21. OrangeHRM - Human Resource Management
OrangeHRM developed by OrangeHRM Inc is an Open Source HR Information
Systems(HRIS) that assists you in managing company's human resources.
Through scalable modular architecture it covers main areas of Personnel
Management/HRM such as PIM, ESS & Leave.
A slick, intuitive web based photo gallery. Gallery is easy to install,
configure and use. Gallery photo management includes automatic
thumbnails, resizing, rotation, and more. Authenticated users and
privileged albums make this great for communities.
Pidgin is a GTK+ instant messaging application for Windows and Unix. It
supports AIM, ICQ, Jabber/XMPP, MSN, Yahoo!, Bonjour, Gadu-Gadu, IRC,
QQ, SILC, SIMPLE and more. See http://pidgin.im/about.php for more
24. XBMC (Xbox Media Center)
XBMC (Xbox Media Center) is a free multimedia player jukebox for
Microsoft Xbox game console, it is capable of playing back almost all
known video, audio and picture formats from the Xbox harddrive, DVD-ROM
drive, a local-network, and even the internet.
25. JasperReports - Java Reporting
JasperReports, the market leading open source business intelligence and
reporting engine. This project is being moved to
http://www.jasperforge.org/. This project is the home for all things
Jasper, Reports, Analysis, Server, and Intelligence.
2007-08-24 09:06:49 PDT by burley
We just launched the new SourceForge.net Community Section, which contains tools you can use to talk to us, talk to each other, and find out what's going on in the SourceForge.net Community:
This new part of the site contains forums for discussing things that don't necessarily relate to particular software projects, a blog where you can read posts from the SourceForge.net crew (and perhaps even some special guests), and a calendar for upcoming events. Take a look!
2007-07-11 10:58:45 PDT by wdavison
We're proud to announce the general availability of our new project wikis! These easy to use and fully-functional wikis, powered by Wikispaces, allow collaboration on project documentation and other dynamic content. You can enable them in your project by choosing the Wiki link in your project's Admin tab. We'd also like to extend our thanks to the beta participants, who helped us make this integration better for the rest of us!
2007-06-12 12:12:36 PDT by burley
SourceForge.net Project Administrator:
We are about to launch the open beta of the SourceForge.net Marketplace.
This new functionality will connect Open Source experts (like yourself)
with buyers looking for service.
You will notice a new "Services" tab on your project where buyers will
be able to see the support options available and purchase Marketplace
services (when available).
As the administrator for the project, you can manage what is displayed
on this new tab by going to the Public Info page in your Project
Administration menu and updating the "List Paid Services for Project."
We'd like to send you more info on the SourceForge.net Marketplace, as
well as a special invitation to sell service to buyers. To add your name
to our interest list, visit this link:
Thank you for your continued interest in SourceForge.net.
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2007-05-15 12:15:42 PDT by moorman
Effective 2007-06-01, the SourceForge.net Privacy Statement will be
Notification policies, effective immediately, in support of the launch
of the SourceForge.net Marketplace offering.
Email notification of these changes will be provided later in the month
The new Privacy Statement (which takes effect 2007-06-01) is available
for review at: https://sourceforge.net/docs/H11/
2007-05-15 08:36:31 PDT by moorman