17th Edition of FOSSCell NITC's Flagship Event

FOSSCell NITC, the Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) Community of NITC, is dedicated to popularize the use of FOSS and spread awareness in campus regarding its advantages through a variety of engaging activities such as demonstrations, fests, workshops etc. FOSSMeet is the club’s annual flagship event on FOSS, conducted at National Institute of Technology, Calicut. Started with a vision to create a culture of innovation, evolution and open standards, FOSSMeet serves as a platform to nurture the FOSS community and the dissemination of FOSS ideology through interactive hands-on sessions, discussions and insightful lectures. [Read More]

Mastering Project Management with OpenProject

First steps to OpenProject

A Step-by-Step Guide Ever find managing your projects feels like herding cats? Or whether it’s your club, your home team, or any close-knit group, coordinating teamwork can be a puzzle. Seamlessly manage your projects, empower collaboration, and bring order to all your team endeavors with OpenProject, your go-to open-source project management tool. This post is your step-by-step guide to mastering OpenProject – from signing up, creating projects, adding collaborators to your project, to crafting tasks and unlocking all the essential functionalities of this powerful website. [Read More]

FOSS Alternatives to Popular Apps

Embracing the New Year with Free and Open-Source Software (FOSS) As we embark on a new year, it’s an ideal time to explore the world of Free and Open-Source Software (FOSS). FOSS is not just about free access; it embodies a philosophy of community-driven collaboration, transparency, and freedom. Why Use FOSS? Transparency and Security: FOSS projects are open for scrutiny by anyone. Their source code can be examined, ensuring there are no hidden functionalities compromising user privacy or security. [Read More]

The FOSS Social Media - The Free and Open Source Software Social Media

All about FOSS

BREAK THE CHAIN, EMBRACE OPENNESS: DISCOVER THE POWER OF FOSS SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS. Are you tired at the mercy of big tech giants and the monopoly played by them to control over your social media experience? It’s high time you should start concerning about your data privacy. Decode Digital Democracy and embrace the power of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) Social Media Platforms!! What is FOSS Social Media? FOSS social media refers to social networking platforms built on open-source software. [Read More]

Your First Steps to FOSS

Introducing FOSS Software you can use daily

A question we’re asked quite often is “How to get started with FOSS?”, and it’s really not as complicated as it may seem! Saying goodbye to proprietary software, is one of the first steps we recommend if you’re struggling to break free from the closed source maze. “Free as in Freedom” - Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) is a set of software where the source code is open to the public, and everybody’s free to use the code or contribute to the project. [Read More]

Syncing Notes and Files via Syncthing and Joplin

A Comprehensive Guide

Syncthing and Joplin: The FOSS Way to Sync Notes In the world of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), maintaining privacy and data ownership is crucial. Traditional note-taking apps often require compromising these principles to achieve synchronization across devices. However, with the combination of Syncthing and Joplin, FOSS enthusiasts can synchronize their notes seamlessly without relying on external cloud services. Let’s explore how this powerful duo empowers users to keep their notes in sync while respecting their privacy. [Read More]