25 free open source projects IT pros will love

SourceForge expert points out 25 lesser-known projects for IT folks

Gems hidden on SourceForge

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Although it’s popular these days to pooh-pooh the advertising-supported, for-profit SourceForge in favor of GitHub, the SourceForge folks want to remind you that the forge still hosts more than 300,000 projects and serves up a good 4 million downloads a day. We asked SourceForge’s new community manager and longtime open source coder, Rich Bowen, to sniff out a few of the cool, lesser-known projects he thinks IT folks will love. What follows are his picks, along with a few of our own.

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