DokuWiki - a free software wiki system

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There are quite a few open source packages for wikis out there. Quite a popular choice is MediaWiki, the same software that runs Wikipedia and its sister sites, along with many other popular wikis out there.

However, today I'm going to focus on something a bit... well, lighter.

DokuWiki is a GPL 2-licensed, PHP-based wiki system. As the name suggests, it is slightly focused towards documentation, although of course ...

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phpBB 3 released

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Arguably the most popular free software forum solution available, phpBB, has just been bumped to version 3.0. It is a major new release of the forum software and includes many new features whilst also modernising the core architecture.

From the press release:

phpBB, the leading open source forum and online collaboration system announced today the availability of phpBB Version 3.0. This release includes enhanced collaboration features, better security ...

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Moodle - open source VLE system

A quick walkthrough of the installation of Moodle on an Ubuntu Gutsy system (using MySQL as the database type).

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