Open Source

Everything and anything that is Open Source and aligns with the spirit of Open Source

Why UN Prefers Open Source?

August 05, 2016 - 15:39

People can design, innovate, share software and knowledge efficiently and effectively with Free and Open Source Software tools. Free and Open Source software programs allow users to freely run the program for any purpose, modify the program as they want, and also to freely distribute copies of either the original version or their own modified version. FOSS plays an integral part for development as it’s very nature make it a natural component of development efforts.

An introduction to CodeIgniter

August 07, 2015 - 17:14

CodeIgniter is an open source PHP frame work with simple MVC pattern. CodeIgniter is lightweight, generates clean URLs and uses very simple template parser. CodeIgniter didn't require a specific template engine for website layout. Latest version of CodeIgniter is Version 3.0.0. It is a loosely coupled, faster, flexible and high performance system. It supported the database such as MySQL (5.1+), Oracle, MS SQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, etc.

Zyxware joins Open Invention Network, reaffirms commitment to open source

Zyxware Technologies is pleased to announce that it has joined Open Invention Network (OIN), the largest patent non-aggression community formed with the mission to protect and promote Linux. This is a major move for Zyxware as it positively affirms the company's support and commitment for innovation in open source software.

Free Software vs Freeware vs Open Source Software

People very often confuse between these three types of software and often use interchangeably. In some context this interchangeable usage might indeed be correct but there are very distinct differences between these classes of software. Our requestcd service only supports Free Software and Open Source Software and we frequently get requests for Freeware which we politely refuse citing the difference between Free Software and Freeware.

Installing Open Office 3.1 in Ubuntu

Open Office 3.1 has been released with improved features and bug fixes. Some of the  new features include antialiased drawings to smooth the edges of graphics, replying to notes, improved grammar checking, hyperlink management and sorting etc. Peek into the full list  of features in the all new release of Open Office. Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope comes with Open Office 3.0 as default and the new release of Open Office is not yet listed in the official Ubuntu repo. You will have to add launchpad repo to upgrade to this all new Open Office 3.1.

Take a look on different steps detailing the Upgradation to Open Office 3.1 in Ubuntu Jaunty, Intrepid, and Hardy.

Order Your Ubuntu, Kubuntu and Xubuntu Hardy Heron 8.04 CDs and DVDs

The much awaited Long Term Support (LTS) version of Ubuntu - version 8.04 codenamed Hardy Heron was released on April 24th. We now have the CDs and DVDs for the different flavors of Ubuntu 8.04 available at Zyxware. You can drop by our office to write a copy for yourselves or you can use the RequestCD Service to order the CDs and DVDs online.

New Drupal Module released - Comment Subscribe

We are happy to announce the release of yet another Drupal module. This time it is the "Comment Subscribe" module that will allow anonymous as well as registered users on a drupal site to subscribe to replies to their comments. The module will send notifications to the subscribed users about the replies to their comments or replies to their comment's children.

Zyxware Takes Up Maintenance of Search404 Drupal Module

January 07, 2008 - 22:25

We have volunteered to take up the maintenance of a very useful Drupal module - Search404. As of today we are the official maintainers of this very useful Drupal module. We know that this is going to be a challenge for us, being a young company and with a young team. But we do feel that it is our responsibility to give back to the Drupal community at least some part of what it has given us.

Request your copy of CD/DVD of Free software

We are happy to announce the beta launch of our new public service. You can now request us for any software that is freely available on the internet and which you cannot download on your own because of your bandwidth or time limitations. We will download the software, write the CD/DVD and mail the software to you. As simple as that. The mission of this project is simple - to promote Open Source software among those who have limited internet connectivity. Request your copy of your Favorite Free Software Now

StumbleThis Drupal module to bookmark in Stumbleupon

We have added a few new modules to our site recently. Two of these are the StumbleThis module and the DiggThis module. Drupal already had a DiggThis module available for download but there was no StumbleThis module. StumbleUpon has been a popular source of traffic for and we wanted users to have an option to add any of our pages to their StumbleUpon favorites.

Total Support for Ubuntu

November 02, 2007 - 10:30

We are happy to announce total support for Ubuntu for users across India. We have been successfully offering this to our customers in Trivandrum for the last one year and we would like to extend it to all Ubuntu Users in India. Our technical team will assist you over the internet either via chat, telephone or ssh to troubleshoot your Ubuntu related issues.

Zyxware Health Monitoring System dedicated to the nation

We are happy to announce that our open source application, The Health Monitoring System was dedicated to the nation by Hon'ble Health Minister of Kerala, Smt. P K Sreemathi Teacher by accepting the first copy of the application from Zyxware's CEO Mr. Anoop John on 5th October, 2007. The function was held at the minister's office.

Zyxware Releases Free and Open Source Software to track epidemics like Chikungunya, Malaria, Dengue

A new software developed by Zyxware Technologies all about to revolutionize the way information is collected and processed in tracking diseases like Chikungunya, Dengue, Malaria. The software, is being dedicated to the nation as Free Software under the GNU General Public License (GPL) on 5th October 2007. The first copy of the software will be handed over to the Hon'ble Minister for Health Smt. P. K. Sreemathi Teacher in a function to be held at the minister's office.