Archive for the ‘Open Source’ Category


Screenshot Hacktivists group Anonymous has organized a protest against USA San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit system (BART ) for shutting down cell phone service to four stations in downtown San Francisco in response to a planned protest. The protest was planned against killing an innocents man by BART police. EFF called the action Pulling a Mubarak in ...
Screenshot Hacktivist groups Lulz Security and Anonymous have issued a statement  asking the public to boycott PayPal for refusing to release Wikileaks funds. The statement also slammed the FBI for arrest raids against sympathizers and in not differentiating between “those who are involved in ethical, modern cyber operations.” Lulz Security an...
Screenshot Wonder why the U.S Government attacked Wikileaks? they claimed it is national security, but the truth is that they did not want the world to know about their crimes in Iraq, Afghanistan and other countries, whether it is the number of civilians including children and women the US army and the CIA killed, or to know about illegal torture and rap...
Screenshot Richard M. Stallman (“RMS”), founder of the Free Software Foundation and the GNU Project, confirmed his visit to Palestine after receiving an invitation from the free software and open source communities in Palestine. Stallman’s visit to "Israeli"-occupied Palestine means a lot to Palestinian techies, free software advocates, and supporter...
Screenshot It seems the message sent by Israeli Public Diplomacy and Diaspora Affairs Minister Yuli Edelstein to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg ( who belongs to the Jewish religion) to remove a page that called for a third palestinian intifada has resonated at the ears of Mark as today Facebook removed citing that it violated its terms as it called for violenc...
Screenshot The revolution has succeed in Egypt by ousting the US government poppet, the dictator Husni Mubarak. Though the transition period did not end yet. The Army is in command paving the way to elected president and parliament, but there are forces who try to launch counter revolution. The former regime in Egypt relied in 2 forces the corrupt memb...
Screenshot There is no doubt that Arabic fonts are one of the most beautiful fonts in the world, however digital fonts optimized for the digital screens (PCs, Tablets, Mobile) we use are behind the rich arrays of Arabic fonts that we have offline. Shasha Font project (shash means screen in Arabic) comes to offer a hand in creating Arabic fonts that is ...
Screenshot Our friend Slim Amomo 33 years old free speech and open source activists was arrested around 2 weeks ago during the Tunisian revolution against the regime of fallen president Zien Al Abden ben Ali. Slim was released few days ago and now has been appointed by the prime minister as Secretary of State for Youth and sports in Tunisia. Slim is a ...
Screenshot There is no doubt that open source movement is taking over the world, 72% web sites run on open source server Apache, wordpress the open source blogging platform based on PHP/MYSQL is the #1 blogging platform in the world. Major sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Google on open source software such as PHP, Python, Ruby and Java. FOSS...
Screenshot There are a number of  pure Arabic distributions for the free and open source operating system Linux, Ojuba is one of the most recognized one. Few days ago the 4th edition of Ojuba has been launched under the name "Riyadh", the most notable features are support for 64 bit CPUs, a personal lock folder for encrypted files, activating 3G connec...
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