Category: Free Stuff

Downloads I’ve come across or created that will help people

Free LibreOffice Outline Template: Grab One Here

After dorking around for better than an hour, trying to get this thing done, I decided to make a free LibreOffice outline template available for anyone that wants it.

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Free Open Source Fonts In A Website

open source fonts

After recently installing open source fonts on fossfolks, I got to thinking that maybe others might like to know how to do it.

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Open Source Font From Big Blue – IBM Plex

Open source font IBM Plex

I heard about this new open source font in my Twitter feed, and decided to go "whole hog," using it here on the site.

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Replacing Facebook With Diaspora

It will take a bit of getting used to, but so far so good trying out Diapspora. Everything I see is in chronological order, and I haven't been bombarded with advertisements.

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Free CD Burning Software

In Linux, this is easy. Almost every distro comes with something that is actually a graphical burning app running on top of a command line app. In Windows though, it's a different story.

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Using DuckDuckGo as a WordPress Search Engine

I'm very happy using DuckDuckGo as my site's new search engine. Here's how I did it.

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Free Small Business Software to Help Accomplish The Basics

There are a few tasks common to most small businesses. While there are many proprietary, and often expensive, applications to get these things done, there is also lots of free software for small business as well.

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You Can View PDF Without Adobe

I found years ago that Adobe's Acrobat reader is a resource hog. To avoid this and view pdf without Adobe, you've just got to get another reader. Here are a few to choose from.

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Small Business Invoice Spreadsheet

Sometimes full blown ERPs are just too much hassle for a small business. Spreadsheet invoices can be enough to keep track of things.

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