Open Source Forum Shootout - PunBB

Welcome back to the open source forum shootout, here at FOSSwire. In this part, I'm going to take a look at PunBB.

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Like all of the other forum solutions I've covered so far in this series, PunBB is written in PHP. The current stable is 1.2.17, and development work is being done on the 1.3 branch. For now, I'll take a look at 1 ...

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Welcome KDE apps back onto your GNOME desktop

An interesting trend I've noticed over the years is the thought process of how users install applications. Most of the time, a KDE user installing an application won't care what the application uses or what desktop it is designed for. They just simply install the application, use it, and get on with life.

The thoughts are different with the average GNOME user, however. A lot of times, when ...

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Open Source Forum Shootout - Phorum

In part 2 of this multi-parter, I'll be looking at open source forum solution Phorum. Just as before, I'll cover Ease of Installation, Features, Extensibility and Themes.

So, let's get started!

Phorum currently is at version 5.2.7, and unlike some other forum solutions, has a requirement for PHP 5.2 and MySQL. 5.0. The required version numbers of these packages might make it difficult ...

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Open Source Forum Shootout - bbPress

In this multi-part post, I'll be going through and looking at several different open source forum solutions. When it comes to forum software, one of the most popular choices is phpBB. However, it's by no means the only option for setting up a forum using FOSS, so here I'll be looking at some alternatives you can use.

In each of these quick-fire shootout posts, I'll cover ...

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