Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) Project


GENERAL RESOURCES

Wikipedia's Open Source page
Why Open Source
International Free and Open Source Network
Open Source Initiative (OSI)
GNU Operating System - Free Software Foundation
Open Source Software / Free Software (OSS/FS) References
VA Software --> SourceForge.Net
SourceForge.Net
Freshmeat.net
Open Source Software Directory
UNESCO's Free Software Portal
Another UNESCO's FOSS Portal
FOSS Education Primer (UNDP)
FOSS (UNCTAD)


My FOSS Replacement List




EDUCATION

Massachussettss Insititute of Technology (MIT) Open Courseware
TikiWiki content management development software
Uportal content management development software
Telecoms Virtual Library (Strathclyde University)



LAMP STACK SOFTWARE

LAMP Online

Wikipedia's Linux Site
Linux Online
Linux Enterprise
Linux Shell Commands

Wikipedia's Apache Site
Apache Webserver

Wikipedia's MySQL Site
MySQL Database

Wikipedia's PHP Site
PHP/MySQL Scripting Tutorial
EasyPHP.org Website

Ng.Linux Discussion Forum



AFRICAN/NIGERIAN DIGITAL LANGUAGE RESOURCES

GENERAL

UNDP: Millineum Development Goals and Information Society (May 2003)
UNESCO: Recommendation on the Promotion and Use of Multilingualism and Universal Access to Cyberspace (October 2003)
SIL's Ethnologue
Omniglot - A Guide to Writing Systems
Omniglot - Latin Alphabet
Altavista - Babelfish translations into many languages
ISO-639.2 Language codes (3- and 2-letter codes)
ISO-3166 Country names and code elements (3- and 2-letter codes)
Internationalization (I18n), Localization (L10n), Standards, and Amusements
World A12N ("Africanisation") Portal for African language encoding, fonts, keyboards


UNICODE
The Unicode Page
"Unicode provides a unique number for every character,no matter what the platform, no matter what the program, no matter what the language."

Code Charts (PDF Version)
About GNOME
GNOME Translation Projection
KDE Translation Projection


KEYBOARDS
Microsoft keyboards - Typing Diacritics and Special Characters
Microsoft keyboard shortcuts - Common shortcut keys
Language-keyboard.com website
Unicode and Keyboard on Windows - An MS White paper (March 2003)
Tavultesoft Keyman keyboard mapping
Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator


NIGERIA

Learn Yoruba Keyboard drivers (free font + kbd; both software)
KONYIN Nigerian Keyboard (commercial: font & kbd drivers + kbd hardware)
NITDA's Nigerian Keyboard driver (free kbd driver)
Tutorial (by Bomi Olamijulo-Oki)for NITDA's Nigerian Kbd

Yoruba Digital Consortium

Yoruba Language Links
Yoruba language & ICT (fonts, keyboards & applications)
Yoruba Translation - Google

Igbo language & ICT (fonts, keyboards & applications)
Igbo Language Center (Igbo-Net)

Hausa charsets & keyboards
English-Hausa Query


NEWS & ESSAYS ON OPEN SOURCE IN NIGERIA

Isoun Flags off 5-Day Workshop on Open Source
March 13, 2004