Registration for the BelFOSS on Friday 27th January 2017 is now open

What is FOSS Software ?

Free and Open-Source Software refers to freedom (libre) rather than price (gratis).

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You may already use FOSS software since it is used in everything from TVs to Cars

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BelFOSS 2017 would not be possible without the support of our generous sponsors

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IDUG Conference Free Spark Day

The IDUG DB2 conference in Dublin is hosting a free day of Spark talks on  Tuesday, 17 November, 2015. The talks include the following: Apache Spark: What’s in It for Your Business? Apache Spark: What’s Under the Hood? Using Apache Spark With DB2 for z/OS and z Systems Data Apache Spark and DB2 BLU: Making […]

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Top Free & Open Source Desktop Software

A list of some of the best FOSS Desktop software for anyone who might be interested. Many of these also run on Windows and Mac OSX in addition to Gnu/Linux: Operating Systems Ubuntu Linux Mint Chromium OS Office Productivity LibreOffice OpenProj Raster Graphics Gimp Krita Vector Graphics Inkscape Video Editing Kdenlive OpenShot Animation Blender FOSS […]

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Previous Belfast FOSS Events

There has been several events in Belfast & Dublin over the past 10 years related to FOSS software, including: OpenIsland 2011 FOSS means Business in 2006 included Richard M. Stallman & Bruce Perens Enterprise Ireland’s – The Business Value of Open Source Software in 2010 included Mark Shuttleworth  

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