JQuery Project

The JQuery project now supports the original JQuery javascript library as well as newer libraries for unit testing and UI development. The have even extracted their well known CSS selector library.

Contribution: 
50.00
Contribution date: 
2012-12-14
Contribution details: 
Via paypal

XBMC

HTPC is always a popular topic for KWLUG presentations, so a nomination for one of the projects that we have seen seems in order.

XMBC is a project which can run your HTPC or function as a media player on your computer. As they describe themselves:

Contribution: 
55.00
Contribution date: 
2012-12-14

PortableApps.com

This nomination is courtesy of Chamunks Arkturus.

PortableApps.com allow you to run a wide variety of Windows software (much of it FLOSS) off a USB key or other device without writing to the local hard drive. The PortableApps packaging software itself is open source.

Contribution: 
$26.30CAD = $26.00USD
Contribution date: 
2012-12-13

PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL is and open source relational database with a reputation for reliability, data integrity, and correctness. It runs everywhere and has an activity community of and used.

Contribution: 
$25.00USD = $25.01CAD
Contribution date: 
2012-11-13

Ubuntu

Did you know that the popular Ubuntu distribution accepts donations? It does: http://www.ubuntu.com/community/get-involved/donate .

Many of us either use Ubuntu or got started on our Linux journeys with Ubuntu, so hopefully this project is worthy of some FLOSS Fund love.

Contribution: 
$25.00USD = $26.02CAD
Contribution date: 
2012-07-21

Ardour

From Ardour's manual:

Ardour is a full-featured, free and open-source hard disk recorder and digital audio workstation program suitable for professional use. It features unlimited audio tracks and buses, non-destructive, non-linear editing with unlimited undo, and anything-to-anywhere signal routing. It supports standard file formats, such as BWF, WAV, WAV64, AIFF and CAF, and it can use LADSPA, LV2, VST and AudioUnit plugin formats.

Contribution: 
$35.00 USD = $36.42 CAD
Contribution date: 
2012-07-21

Unpaper

John Kerr would like to nominate Unpaper, a program to clean up scanned images. It tries to make images cleaner for OCR, removes black borders from scans, and straightens out scans.

The project accepts PayPal donations.

Contribution: 
30.00EUR ~ 35CAD
Contribution date: 
2012-05-11
Contribution details: 
Via paypal

MusicBrainz

Musicbrainz is a project building a creative commons database of music(specifically cd) metadata. They also make all of the software that they use to maintain this database available as GPL.

Contribution: 
$20.00 USD
Contribution date: 
2012-04-18
Contribution details: 
Via Paypal

TestDisk & PhotoRec

TestDisk & PhotoRec are two tools used to recover data from damaged or failing disks and memory cards. TestDisk can scan disks and recover partitions, repair boot sectors, and much more. PhotoRec scans partitions (such as a failing or corrupted SD card) to recover files.

Both are extremely powerful, useful, and licensed under the GPL v2+.

Website: www.cgsecurity.org
Donations: www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/Donation

Contribution: 
$36.37 CAD = 27.00EUR
Contribution date: 
2012-04-10

curl and libcurl

curl is a command line tool for transferring data with URL syntax, supporting DICT, FILE, FTP, FTPS, GOPHER, HTTP, HTTPS, IMAP, IMAPS, LDAP, LDAPS, POP3, POP3S, RTMP, RTSP, SCP, SFTP, SMTP, SMTPS, TELNET and TFTP. curl supports SSL certificates, HTTP POST, HTTP PUT, FTP uploading, HTTP form based upload, proxies, cookies, user+password authentication (Basic, Digest, NTLM, Negotiate, kerberos...), file transfer resume, proxy tunneling and a busload of other useful tricks.

Contribution: 
$44.38CAD = $44.25USD
Contribution date: 
2012-03-24
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