Like it? Pling it!

1 year after the introduction of plings, the concept proves to be a great success, as it helps many contributors via a monthly payout for their work. This seems like a good time to think of how to sustain this model from a longterm perspective. Support a product? – Pling it! The idea is to Read more >


Sources and Licenses

Starting this month, products eligible to participate in receiving plings are required to do so under a valid libre license. Further some product categories ask the contributor to point to an online source(-code) repository of that exact product uploaded. The reason for that is not to just providing the source-code within the file archive itself, Read more >


Introducing Monthly Payouts

On May 1st we started our beta testphase to compensate creators for their contributions on a voluntary base. After 5 months of testing, we feel confident to roll it out publicly to anyone contributing to the Opendesktop to keep the platform growing for the benefit of everyone who enjoys OpenSource and Free/Libre Software and Content. Read more >


Opendesktop App released

The official Opendesktop App has been released and is available for download here: Opendesktop App allows you to “Install” and “Manage” any items downloaded under “My Collection”. Starting with wallpapers, it is also possibly to directly “Apply” an item from within the App, so a picture is then set as current background under most Read more >


Introducing OCS-URL

The OCS-URL utility works under most Linux Desktop Environments and allows for easy 1-click installation directly from any associated site. You can find the project page with download and instructions here: