lunes, 12 de enero de 2015

My best opensource IT resources

Free and Opensource resources




Icons/cliparts

http://openiconlibrary.sourceforge.net/
https://openclipart.org
Each artist at Openclipart releases all rights to the images they share (Creative Commons Zero 1.0 Public Domain License)

http://p.yusukekamiyamane.com/
map icons
http://mapicons.nicolasmollet.com/
www.flaticon.com  (All or many with Creative Commons license)

Photos and icon/vectors...

http://www.freepik.com  (Mix of Commercial and and license info linked to author page)

Typographic Fonts

An interesting article:  free-fonts-free-is-not-always-free

Free as Freedom
 SIL Open Font License (OFL) is a free, libre and open source license specifically designed for fonts and related software based on our experience in font design and linguistic software engineering.

http://openfontlibrary.org/en/catalogue?view=sentence

Following free fonts include IPA Phonetic symbols:

CharisSIL-5.000.zip
Download "DoulosSIL-5.000.zip"

Notes about free fonts and compatibility with non free fonts:
Liberation Sans  - Arial

Liberation Serif  - Times New Roman
Liberation Mono  - Courier New

Free as free beer
http://www.1001fonts.com/free-fonts-for-commercial-use.html



Howto use new fonts in Windows without administrative rights.
i.e
D:\Ejecutables\LibreOfficeportable\Data\fonts

http://www.pendriveapps.com/search/Boot+It

Media


Wikimedia Commons
https://commons.wikimedia.org  (a huge database of  freely usable media files)

Software

http://portableapps.com/
http://sourceforge.net/
F-Droid (Android)
https://f-droid.org/repository/browse/




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