It’s FOSS is a blog that focuses on Open Source in general and Linux in particular.
While there are several other Linux blogs on internet, It’s FOSS specifically focuses on beginners to Linux world. The aim of It’s FOSS is to increase the number of Linux desktop users and that aim is achieved by helping them to solve various issues one might encounter. Tutorials are written keeping beginners in mind with screenshots and proper steps.
If you wonder how come It’s FOSS is different from several other blogs in same arena, let me tell you one thing that all the tips, tricks and tutorials are tried and tested first by me on my Dell Inspiron N4010. I won’t suggest you to try anything which I haven’t tried myself.
Apart from how-to tutorials, It’s FOSS also provides information on various applications available to make the Linux desktop experience better. News related to Open Source are also covered to keep the readers updated.
How can you benefit from It’s F.O.S.S.?
Apart from solving common occurring issues in Linux, you’ll also get to know cool things you can do with Linux. You will be acquainted with various application, programs and games available for Linux. You’ll learn the latest rumbling in Open Source world. Raise the Geek inside you. Be a regular to It’s FOSS to get the latest tutorial, tips and news to make you a better Linux user.
Who is behind this blog?
I am Abhishek Prakash, currently working as a Software Engineer. I have a double degree (in Erasmus exchange program) in Electronic and Communication Engineering from Grenoble Institute of Technology, France and Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy. I graduated from Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, India in 2008 with a degree in Electronics and Communication engineering. I have worked with IBM for almost a year as an Application Developer. I have a keen interest in Linux and Open Source and I virtually live by Linux. I have contributed on many top notch technology blogs such as Make Tech Easier and RefuGeeks.
I also write on my general purpose tech blog: Computer And You.
Contact: [email protected]
Because nothing comes in the world for free. Kidding The ads are there to support the cost of hosting and maintaining the blog. Surplus income is intended for donation to several Free and Open Source Projects and to charities as well.
Donations made to different charities till date are:
Akshaya Trust: $100
You Caring West Bengal Winter Project: $100
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