Re: reviewing Open Source software
Looking for websites that review Open Source software for non-developers.
Not that review the code, but that review the packages available in terms of
functionality, ease of use, learning curve, etc, for the end-user without
much technical knowledge.
Where to start? Freshmeat lists what's new, but only gives brief descriptons of the software. Try LinuxPlanet for good in-depth reviews, especially of Debian.
Several other places, listed in no particular order:
- Linux Magazine
- Linux Journal
- Duke of URL
But, probably the best way to find reviews is to go to Linux Today or Linux Weekly News/daily. Both sites do an excellent job of rounding up all the articles, news releases, and columns about Linux, so you can find what interests you in a few minutes of scanning.
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