Get Started With FOSSology


As a User

As a user you need to install the software and learn about the functionality:

As a Developer

As a developer you are most likely also interested in installing the software.

There are many ways to contribute to FOSSology. If you are a developer and want to submit code, start by discussing what you want to do on our developer mailing list Submit your patches there or as a pull request. Once we know you a little better and trust your patches, we will give you commit access. You must agree with our licensing choice. All code is under GPL-v2. If you want your copyright to appear in the code, put it in your patch.

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As for contributions, they will be reviewed by a number of persons. If you intend to make contributions, please consider

  1. The definition of done in the Github wiki area.
  2. The contributing guidelines for this Github repository.


Test Instance

For trying out FOSSology quickly, a test instance is also available. This instance can be deleted or reinstalled at any time, thus it is not suitable for serving as your productive version. The login data is as follows:

Please keep this place clean and useful - just as you wish to find it!