This list contains several useful open source software. When you manage a Third Place you need an affordable solution to cover your actors’ needs and to provide high tech solutions.
Open source software is for free and it doesn’t require expensive licences, what you choose today will be available in the future with improved features, updated tools and costless support from the community.
Apache: web server
Audacity: audio editing
BigBlueButton: Open Source Virtual Classroom Software
Gimp: image manipulation and editing of pictures
Inkscape: vectorial graphics
Joomla: CMS for developing complete websites
Kdenlive: video editing
Libre Office: complete office automation suite with a visual database management software, a wordprocessor, a spreadsheet, a flowchart and graphic editor, a software for producing presentations and a formula editor.
Linux: our beloved operative system
Limesurvey: online questionnaire management system
Moodle: our favourite learning platform
MySQL, MariaDB: database management
OBS Studio: Video broadcasting and recording
OpenDocMan: document workflow management system
OScommerce: platform fo e-commerce
PHP: scripting language for web app
PostgreSQL: database management
Putty: when we are using another operative system, we are faraway of our linux boxes and we miss them, this is the tool we use to keep in contact. In other words is a SSH client for WindowsTM
R: software environment for statistical computing and graphic
SuiteCRM: Customer relationship management system
Scribus: desktop publishing
Tomcat: a Java servlet container
Ubuntu: Linux distribution for desktop computers
WordPress: CMS for blogs and webistes
Learning outcomes / audience
Learn to manage your ICT needs in an affordable way;
Improve the quality of your digital assets;
Give to people attending your activities important digital skills.
Actors and managers in Places
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