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Pick of the Bunch: Command line Twitter Clients
Twitter is an extremely popular social network. Twitter, at its most basic, is a series of short online statements or 'tweets'. Twitter forces the writer to be extremely succinct - with only 140 characters (including spaces) to make each announcement.

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Shelr is an open source utility that provides plain text screencasts for shell 'ninjas'. This tool lets you record/replay and publish your terminal on or other services. It works almost the same as script or ttyrec but adds some useful features. Read more


  • is the home of Linux that is designed to act as a central clearing house for information and promotion of Linux. hot
  • is the open source project through which Sun Microsystems is releasing the technology for the popular StarOffice(tm) productivity suite. Read more hot
    The X.Org Foundation is a Delaware registered LLC, seeking to act as a scientific charity under the IRS 501(c)(3) code. Its mission is to maintain and enhance the existing X Window System code base, engineering appropriate enhancements that will be driven by current and future market requirements. The X.Org Foundation will periodically provide official X Window System update releases to the general public free of charge. Read more hot
  • 1060 NetKernel
    1060 NetKernel is an open source site for 1060 NetKernel and for NetKernel components, applications and services.
  • AFFS
    Association For Free Software: An organisation set up in the UK to promote Free Software to users, business and Government. The AFFS seeks to secure the status of Free Software within the UK and increase public understanding of Free Software among developers and users alike.
  • Andamooka
    Andamooka hosts many open content books for reading and annotation. The in-context annotation provides community-based support for readers and feedback for authors.
  • is a support site dedicated for questions and answers for Ubuntu users, developers and partners.
  • Babelize
    The main goal of this project is to localize as many as possible games (commercial or free) that were ported nativly to linux like that from Lokigames or Linuxgamepublishing. Also we want to provide complete setup systems with all needed wine binaries to play your favorite windows games.
  • BadVista
    The BadVista campaign is an advocate for the freedom of computer users, opposing adoption of Microsoft Windows Vista and promoting free (as in freedom) software alternatives.
  • blenderartists
    A site dedicated to provide services for Blender Users. Blender is a Free complete 3D modeling, Animation, Rendering, Post Production and Realtime Package.
  • Bountysource
    Accelerate open-source development with our community of 19,427 members.
  • Brainstorm
    Brainstorm is a site where everyone can submit and vote on ideas for Ubuntu. It's inspired by Dell's Ideastorm.
  • CE Linux
    The Consumer Electronics Linux Forum (CELF), a California Non-Profit Corporation, is focused on the advancement of Linux as an open source platform for consumer electronics (CE) devices.
  • CloudEthernet
    The CloudEthernet Forum is a global industry alliance founded in May 2013 to address the need for scaling and enhancing Ethernet technology to meet the stringent demands of delivering cloud services. The CloudEthernet Forum?s membership comprises cloud, data center and WAN service providers as well as system integrators and network equipment manufacturers. Its members include:- Alcatel-Lucent; Avaya, Ciena, Citrix, CoreSite, Cyan, Ericsson, Equinix, HP, Huawei, Juniper, PCCW Global, Spirent, Telx, Tata Communications, Verizon and Wedge Networks.
  • Code Club
    Code Club is a nationwide network of volunteer-led after school coding clubs for children aged 9-11,
  • Codecademy
    Codecademy is an education company. But not one in the way you might think. We're committed to building the best learning experience inside and out, making Codecademy the best place for our team to learn, teach, and create the online learning experience of the future.
  • is a simple repository for storing and sharing great shell commands. Influenced by Digg, Reddit and Stack Overflow, each command can be discussed and voted upon to allow the best to float to the top and the community to have its say.
  • CVS
    This site is dedicated to supporting the community around CVS. CVS is the Concurrent Versions System, the dominant open-source network-transparent version control system. CVS is useful for everyone from individual developers to large, distributed teams. Read more
  • is a community site that provides support for Debian.
  • Dell Linux Engineering Web
    This site provides information that may be useful regarding your usage of Linux on your Dell equipment.
    The DotGNU project aims to be for webservices and for C# programs what GNU/Linux is rapidly becoming for desktop and server applications: the industry leader and provider of Free Software solutions.
  • Dr Bob's Kylix Kicks
    Dr Bob's Kylix Kicks offers news, presentations, demonstration reports and technical articles about Kylix (the Linux version of Borland Delphi and C++Builder).
  • Dronecode
    The Dronecode Project is an open source, collaborative project that brings together existing and future open source drone projects under a nonprofit structure governed by The Linux Foundation. The result will be a common, shared open source platform for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).
  • Florida Linux Show 2009
    The Florida Linux Show is an expanding Flrida statewide Linux & Open Source Conference & Trade Show. The FLroida Linux Show had its first trade show in 2008 in Jacksonville, FL and has expanded in 2009 to include a show in Orlando.
  • FOSS Factory
    FOSS Factory's mission is to accelerate the advancement of free/open source software by helping people collaborate on the design, funding, and development of innovative software ideas.
  • Fossetcon
    Fossetcon is an acronym for Free and Open Source Software Expo and Technology Conference.
  • Free Geek
    Free Geek is a not for profit community organization that recycles used technology to provide computers, education, internet access and job skills training to those in need in exchange for community service.
  • offers Red Hat Linux and rpm related information and custom rpm packages.
  • Gameolith
    Gameolith is a game download store for Linux. The service lets you download games from anywhere, at any time.
  • Gimp User Group
    A meeting point for all Gimp users. Contains FAQs, tutorials, forums and galleries.
  • GNU Ada
    This is the homepage of free software projects related to the GNU Ada Translator (GNAT). Our main focus is on projects porting and supporting GNAT on different platforms.
    The project tries to raise public awareness about past and present infringing use(r)s of GPL licensed software. The ultimate goal is to make vendors of GPL licensed software understand that GPL is not public domain, and that there are license conditions that are to be fulfilled.
  • Independent JPEG Group
    IJG is an informal group that writes and distributes a widely used free library for JPEG image compression.
  • IOSA
    IOSA is a project to promote and discover the use of open source software and open stardards in archaeological research.
    The goal of the project is to build a high-quality API for general utility code needed in many projects.
  • LAMPware's aim is to advance the technology known as LAMP Linux Apache MySQL and PHP . Our goal is to help this site evolve as a interactive resource knowledge base for everyone to benefit from.
  • Liberty Alliance
    The Liberty Alliance Project is an alliance of more than 150 companies, non-profit and government organizations from around the globe. The consortium is committed to developing an open standard for federated network identity that supports all current and emerging network devices.
  • Linux Audio Developers
    The Linux Audio Developers (LAD) list is dedicated to sound architecture and application development for the Linux Operating System. With its proven stability and scalability, it is a perfect foundation for the handling and processing of large amounts of audio data.
  • Linux Cluster Institute
    Linux Cluster Institute provides education and advanced technical training for the deployment and use of Linux-based computing clusters to the high performance computing community worldwide.
  • Linux Defenders
    The Linux Defenders program enables individuals and organizations to efficiently contribute to: "Defensive Publications" that codify 'known' inventions that have not previously been patented.
  • Linux Foundation, The
    The Linux Foundation is a nonprofit consortium dedicated to fostering the growth of Linux. The Linux Foundation promotes, protects and standardizes Linux by providing unified resources and services needed for open source to successfully compete with closed platforms.
  • Linux Plumbers Conference
    The Linux Plumbers Conference (LPC) is a developer conference for the open source community. The LPC brings together the top developers working on the ?plumbing? of Linux ? kernel subsystems, core libraries, windowing systems, etc. ? and gives them three days to work together on core design problems.
  • Linux Vendor Firmware Service
    This site provides a place for hardware vendors to submit packaged firmware updates, typically .cab files. This fire-and-forget service allows vendors to submit firmware updates without generating and hosting AppStream metadata themselves.
  • Linux4Chemistry
    Linux4Chemistry contains almost 300 linux software links for chemistry including molecular modeling and visualization, quantum and molecular mechanics, drug discovery and computational chemistry.
  • is a not-for-profit consortium of companies and libre software projects using Linux kernel based systems and other libre software for audio work, with an emphasis on professional tools for the music, recording and broadcast industries.
    LinuxBIOS is a Free Software project aimed at replacing the normal BIOS with a little bit of hardware initialization and a compressed Linux kernel that can be booted from a cold start. The project was started as part of clustering research work in the Cluster Reseach Lab at the Advanced Computing Laboratory at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
  • LinuxChix
    LinuxChix is a community for women who like Linux, and for supporting women in computing. The membership ranges from novices to experienced users, and includes professional and amateur programmers, system administrators and technical writers.
    EMC2 is a software system for computer control of machine tools such as milling machines, cutting machines, robots, hexapods, etc.
  • is a Linux education and advocacy site devoted to helping users of legacy operating systems migrate into the future.
    Linux and UNIX Based Systems' Configuration and Installation Manuals, Tutorials, and more ...
    A promotion web site for Free Software. Our main goals are to promote Linux, provide users a centralized portal for learning, configuring and sharing knowledge, as well as spread word about the philosophy behind the GNU and Free Software.
  • LinuxFund
    LinuxFund provides funding for any open-source project. Based on a peer-review system, projects are submitted to our site and then voted upon. Those projects receiving the most votes then receive grants from the LinuxFund to help their development.
  • provides a central source of news, reviews, and HOW-TOs about various hardware under the Linux OS. Our goal is to provide the most complete coverage available about the components our readers care about.
  • is a website for System Administrators, developers, and enterprise managers, offering recent industry news, events, mailing lists and links, etc. related to high performance technical computing and clustering with Linux.
  • linuxine is a digg-like community dedicated to linux/open source industry.
  • LinuxTube
    LinuxTube lets you broadcast your Linux video.
  • Linuxzoo
    Learn Linux from the safety of your chair using a remote private linux machine with root access. This site offers users free linux servers (powered using User Mode Linux).
  • Living without Microsoft
    This site is for anyone who wishes to explore realistic alternatives to Microsoft software. Our aim is to provide accurate information about these alternatives and to provide a forum for discussing the costs and benefits of adopting a non-Microsoft solution to your software needs.
  • Logreport
    The LogReport Foundation serves a dual purpose: developing and maintaining Lire, our Open Source reporting and analysis software, and serving as a nexus of documentation, ideas, and thought on the topic of log files and their potential applications.
  • LSB Developer Network
    The LSB Developer Network is a community and developer-driven site providing the central place for information, tools, and support for developers building applications deployable on multiple Linux distributions.
  • Mactel-Linux
    Mactel-Linux is the effort to adapt the GNU/Linux operating system to Intel-based Apple Macintosh hardware. This requires changes/additions to at least the following projects: the elilo bootloader, the Linux kernel, and several drivers. This site is not about Linux distributions for Intel-Macs, but about developer communication.
  • Make The Move
    Make The Move aims to present Linux and open source software as viable alternatives to the system on your computer.
  • Montana's Linux Portal
    Montana's Linux Portal offers interviews with IT folks from various Montana based businesses that already use Linux. List of Montana based Linux consultants with bios and more.
  • Netdev
    Netdev 0.1 (year 0, conference 1) is a community-driven conference geared towards Linux netheads. Linux kernel networking and user space utilization of the interfaces to the Linux kernel networking subsystem are the focus.
  • New Zealand Open Source Awards
    The New Zealand Open Source Awards recognise and promote the contributions of New Zealanders directly to open source projects or the promotion of open source generally, and exemplary use of open source by New Zealand organisations.
  • NSLU2-Linux
    This is the web presence of the NSLU2-Linux development group and user community. We discuss, develop and modify the firmware and hardware of the Linksys NSLU2, the Synology DS101, the Iomega NAS100d, the D-Link DSMG600, and other ixp4xx-based devices with large attached storage.
  • NumFOCUS
    NumFOCUS promotes and supports the ongoing research and development of open-source computing tools through educational, community, and public channels.
  • NuPIC (NuPIC)
    Numenta Platform for Intelligent Computing (NuPIC) is a project to build and support a community interested in machine learning and machine intelligence based on modeling the neocortex and the principles upon which it works.
  • oc4ware
    Software 4 Open Communities (oc4ware) provides Web community portal software in the scope of the Semantic Web initiative for distributed content, knowledge management, online publishing in self-organised online journals.
  • ODFAuthors
    ODFAuthors is a a group of volunteer reviewers, writers, editors, proofreaders, indexers, and translators producing documentation for LibreOffice and Apache OpenOffice Writer, Calc, Draw, Impress, and Base.
  • Oggcamp
    The first OggCamp was a one day unconference, held in 2009 in the glamorous city of Wolverhampton
  • ONOS
    ONOS is a new carrier-grade SDN network operating system designed for high availability, performance, scale-out.
  • Open API Initiative
    The Open API Initiative (OAI) was created by a consortium of forward-looking industry experts who recognize the immense value of standardizing on how REST APIs are described.
  • Open AXIS Group
    Open AXIS Group is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of XML as the optimal electronic messaging structure for airline system connectivity worldwide.
  • Open Solutions Alliance
    The Open Solutions Alliance consists of leading companies dedicated to making enterprise-class open software solutions work together.
  • Open Source Initiative
    Open Source Initiative (OSI) is a non-profit corporation dedicated to managing and promoting the Open Source Definition for the good of the community, specifically through the OSI Certified Open Source Software certification mark and program.
  • Open Source Ohio
    Our mission is to connect the most talented developers in the area with software projects that solve business problems and meet business needs.
  • Open Source Schools
    Open Source Schools aims to foster the adoption and successful use of free and open source solutions in education.
  • OpenBIOS
    OpenBIOS is an effort to produce an OpenFirmware (IEEE 1275-1994) compliant firmware. OpenFirmware is used by SUN, Apple, and others.
  • OpenCompositing
    The OpenCompositing Project brings 3D desktop visual effects that improve usability of the X Window System and provide increased productivity.
    A site by and for Web Developers & System Admins. We cover things like compiling & configuring servers (Linux, Apache, PHP) and developing dynamic Web sites with PHP & MySQL.
  •'s mission is to create, as a community, the leading open source groupware server to integrate with the leading open source office suite products and all the leading groupware clients running across all major platforms, and to provide access to all functionality and data through open XML-based interfaces and APIs. Read more
  • OpenHatch
    OpenHatch is a non-profit dedicated to matching prospective free software contributors with communities, tools, and education.
  • OpenLink
    OpenLink community provides open, comprehensive access to Texas Instruments' connectivity technology drivers. As a one-stop-shop for resources, support, product information and more, this community provides a centralized location to make connectivity-related designs more efficient, timely and distinctive.
    The OpenPKG project is a collaboration with the goal of creating and maintaining portable and easy to install software packages for use on major Unix server platforms. Currently Solaris, Linux, and FreeBSD are fully supported. Additionally, core functions are known to work on NetBSD, OpenBSD, Tru64 and HP-UX.
  • OpenPOWER Foundation
    OpenPOWER Foundation was founded in 2013 as an open technical membership organization that will enable data centers to rethink their approach to technology.
  • is where we explore what happens when the open source way is applied to the world.
  • is designed to foster collaboration between Motorola and the oepn source community. It gives developers access to Motorola source code, open source projects, new ideas, and information.
  • OpenStack
    OpenStack is a global collaboration of developers and cloud computing technologists producing the ubiquitous open source cloud computing platform for public and private clouds
    The openSUSE project is a worldwide community program sponsored by Novell that promotes the use of Linux everywhere. The program provides anyone with free and easy access to the world's most usable Linux distribution, SUSE Linux. Here at, you'll find a community of developers, end users, and other open source enthusiasts who all have the same goal in mind. We work together to create and distribute the world's most usable Linux.
  • OSS Watch
    OSS Watch provides unbiased advice and guidance on the use, development, and licensing of free and open source software.
  • OXIDforge
    The aim of OXIDforge is to have a collaboration platform for all developers and any other members of the OXID community.
  • PenguSpy
    PenguSpy is a database chock full of quality games for Linux.
  • Portable Apps for Linux
    Portable Apps for Linux (pafl) give you with the ability to carry your Linux programs, settings, and documents along with you, wherever you go.
  • RPM Repository
    This is a Repository of RPMs containing links to a goldmine of RPMs. The goals of rpm2html are also to identify the dependencies between various packages and to find the package(s) providing the resources needed to install a given package. Every package is analyzed to retrieve its dependencies and the resources it offers. These relationships are expressed using hyperlinks in the generated pages. Finding the package providing the resource you need is just a matter of a few clicks!
  • in an unofficial software (RPM) repository for Mandriva
  • offers users of the Linux operating system a convenient search engine for rpm packages. The packages can be searched by various criterions, such as package name, file name, distribution, keywords, dependencies or files that a package contains. Dependecies between packages are resolved by cross references.
  • SchoolForge
    Schoolforge's mission is to unify independent organizations that advocate, use, and develop open resources for primary and secondary education. Schoolforge is intended to empower member organizations to make open educational resources more effective, efficient, and ubiquitous by enhancing communication, sharing resources, and increasing the transparency of development. Schoolforge members advocate the use of open source and free software, open texts and lessons, and open curricula for the advancement of education and the betterment of humankind.
    Simple End User Linux: a volunteer project currently focusing on Linux in education, Linux in science, advocacy documents, managing and coordinating communications between projects, and hosting related development projects
  • Software Freedom Conservancy
    Software Freedom Conservancy is a not-for-profit organization that helps promote, improve, develop, and defend Free, Libre, and Open Source Software (FLOSS) projects.
  • is dedicated to all project people. Project Managers, developers, testers and users. It explains concepts easy and with fun, short and sweet.
  • Sophie
    Sophie is a big postgresql database (currently about 30GB) storing Mandriva rpm information and so allowing complexes queries over this distribution.
  • Spreadubuntu
    Spreadubuntu is a material repository and resource for local initiatives and LoCo Teams wishing to spread the Ubuntu operating system.
  • Steam for Linux
    Steam is a digital distribution, digital rights management, multiplayer and communications platform developed by Valve Corporation. It is used to distribute games and related media online, from small independent developers to larger software houses.
  • Sxolinux
    Sxolinux, the Greek open and free Linux system for pupils constitutes an effort to create a computer laboratory at elementary schools.
  • The Linux Information Project
    The Linux Information Project (LINFO). This project is dedicated to providing high quality, comprehensive and easily accessible information about Linux and other free software.
  • Tux Planet
    Tux Planet ia a great source for Linux wallpapers.
  • TuxMobil
    TuxMobil is dedicated to Linux And Mobile Computers. It leads you to a lot of useful hands-on information, HOWTOs, and FAQs about installing and running Linux, BSD, Solaris and other UniXes on laptops, notebooks, PDAs, mobile cellular phones, portable music and video players, wearables and other mobile computer devices.
  • Ubuntu LoCo Council
    The Ubuntu LoCo Council is comprised of elected, dedicated members of the Ubuntu Community. They have diverse backgrounds, but have a firm understanding of what makes up successful LoCos. The LoCo Council was set up to govern Ubuntu LoCo teams, and utilizing their past experiences, provide guidance and help when needed to these teams and lead them by example.
  • UCubed
    UCubed is an event that focuses on Ubuntu and Debian based distributions, and encourages users to become more involved in the community.
  • Unmaintained Free Software
    Unmaintained Free Software, a GNU FDL-licensed wiki of unmaintained/orphaned Free Software projects which are in need of a new maintainer.
  • Ushahidi Community
    Ushahidi Community is a catalog of plugins, themes, deployments and much more.
  • Vim Beginners? Site
    The Vim Beginners? Site aims to link to (and sometimes host or mirror) the best online and offline resources for learning Vim.
  • VolksPC
    Our goal is to build reliable, low-power solid-state computers that can be used for different applications. These devices are based on mobile hardware and can seamlessly run both Android and Linux Desktop applications.
  • What is Linux?
    The aim of this website is to help people curious about the Linux operating system to get acquainted with its purpose and functionality. This site is created for people without any technical skills and experience. provides basic knowledge about Linux and offers support bcy answering basic questions about installation and usage.
    Xiph.Org Foundation is a non-profit corporation dedicated to protecting the foundations of Internet multimedia from control by private interests. Our purpose is to support and develop free, open protocols and software to serve the public, developer and business markets.
  • Yet Another Linux Blog
    Started in 2004 to chronicle the author's desktop Linux learning experience and to provide tips and tricks to the community.

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