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The free software ecosystem offers countless solutions and applications for modern software development. Without the use of free software, modern software development is no longer imaginable. You can find free software in almost all modern software products. The importance and influence of free software on software development is therefore indispensable and undeniable.

Our strategic guidelines also provide for this:

If economically and technologically or strategically sensible, LHM prioritizes the use of open source solutions, in particular to avoid company dependencies. LHM pursues this approach in both the application and infrastructure areas.

Applications

The City of Munich operates a large number of applications that are used in various areas. These range from administrative applications for internal use to applications for citizens that facilitate access to public services.

DigiWF

DigiWF is a platform for process automation. Users can automate workflows themselves and access other systems.

Inhouse
Application
Start 2021
Inclus

Inclus offers an overview of all accessible, (semi) public toilets in Munich by means of a map.

Inhouse
Application
Start 2021
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Zeitmanagementsystem

The current appointment system of the city of Munich will be replaced by Zeitmanagementsystem (ZMS) provided by the state of Berlin.

Inhouse
Application
Cooperation
Start 2021
DAVe

With DAVe, traffic counts can be commissioned, recorded and graphically evaluated using various diagrams.

Application
Inhouse
Start 2021
Informationssystem für soziale Infrastrukturplanung

The Information System for Social Infrastructure Planning (ISI) is an integrated solution for the Department of Urban Planning and Building Regulations of the City of Munich.

Inhouse
Application
Start 2022
KoBIT

The Conflict Management App (KoBITApp) supports the employees of the IT department in resolving conflicts as low-threshold as possible.

Inhouse
Application
Start 2023
Praktikumsplaner

The Praktikumsplaner offers a way to organize junior staff and their internships during their vocational training.

Application
Inhouse
Start 2023
7-Zip

7-Zip is a data compression program with a high compression ratio.

Application
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ad2image

ad2image provides a simple HTTP API for retrieving user photos from an Active Directory / Microsoft Exchange environment.

Inhouse
Application
Start 2023
Alfresco

The cooperation platform Alfresco offers the possibility of cooperation with external parties, e.g. in the context of committee work (district committees) or with engineering firms.

Application
Audacity

Audacity is an easy-to-use multitrack audio editor and recorder for Windows, macOS, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. Developed as open source by a group of volunteers.

Application
BayernID - Plugin

As part of the project, a plugin for the integration of the BayernID to the specialized applications of the City of Munich was implemented using Keycloak.

Infrastructure
Inhouse
Application
Start 2021
BlueSpice

BlueSpice MediaWiki is a free software, based on MediaWiki, and specifically developed for companies as an enterprise wiki distribution.

Application
Opencore
ckan
CollectiveAccess

CollectiveAccess is free, open-source software for cataloguing and publishing museum and archival collections.

Application
Consul

Consul is a free software for citizen participation.

Application
Start 2021
Support
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COVe - COVID-19 Verdachtsfall-Verwaltung

COVe enabled the management of suspected cases in the context of the Covid19 pandemic. The web application was developed in the IT unit itself.

Inhouse
Application
Start 2020
dbt

dbt enables data analysts and engineers to transform their data using the same practices that software engineers use to build applications.

Application
digiCamControl

With the open source tool "digiCamControl" you control your camera comfortably from the Windows desktop.

Application
draw.io

Edit and format charts with an intuitive interface that guides your process.

Application
Drupal

Drupal is a content management system (CMS) and framework.

Application
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Elster Nezo

With the plugin Elster Nezo - Plugin zur Anbindung des Elster Unternehmenskontos a connection to the nationwide Elster company account can be established via the open source software Keycloak.

Inhouse
Infrastructure
Application
Start 2023
E
Epitaph – Indoor Navigation

Epitaph ermöglicht die lokale Positionsbestimmung auf mobilen Geräten. Die Open-Source-Bibliothek verwendet die Programmiersprache Dart und das Flutter-Framework.

Inhouse
Application
Start 2022
Filezilla

FTP client for file transfer.

Application
Firefox

Mozilla Firefox is a free web browser installed on all city devices.

Application
FreeFileSync

FreeFileSync is a free open source file synchronization program. It is available on Windows, Linux and OS X.

Application
Freemind

Freemind is a tool for drawing mind maps.

Application
Freeplane

Freemind is a tool for drawing mind maps.

Application
GeoPortal

The GeoPortal provides basic spatial information such as an official city map, addresses and aerial photographs, or the "Potential of near-surface geothermal energy."

Application
Cooperation
Sponsor
Gimp

Gimp is an image editing program for pixel graphics. Besides the version for GNU/Linux and Unix there are also ports to Microsoft Windows and OS X

Application
Hugin

Hugin is a free stitching software. It is a GUI for the Panorama Tools (also known as PanoTools) and other tools.

Application
integreat

Integreat is a local and multilingual integration platform for immigrants that can be used in any municipality without the involvement of the IT department.

Application
Opencore
Start 2020
JasperSoft Studio

TIBCO Jaspersoft® Studio is an editing software from the manufacturer TIBCO JasperReports®.

Application
KeePass

KeePass is an open source password manager.

Application
Kinderzeit-Ferienplaner

Kinderzeit was a vacation planner for parents and event organizers, created in collaboration with the Digital Product School (DPS).

Inhouse
Application
Start 2022
Kiwi - Unicode Tastatur

Kiwi makes all characters from the character set "Latin characters in UNICODE" easy to find and use.

Application
Inhouse
LaTeX

LaTeX is a high-quality typesetting system with features designed for creating technical and scientific documentation.

Application
LibreOffice

LibreOffice is a free set of office software (office suite). It includes programs for word processing, spreadsheets, presentation and creating drawings.

Application
LimeSurvey
Mark-a-spot

Mark-a-Spot is a platform for openly dealing with infrastructure problems (deficiency reporting) and participation procedures in public space.

Application
Start 2021
MDAS

In the MDAS project, the EAI components for data import and export and the web application for controlling all incoming and outgoing interfaces for the central mobility data platform (MobidaM) are being developed.

Application
Inhouse
Start 2023
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MediaInfo

MediaInfo is a program that lets you find out all sorts of info about video and audio files.

Application
MediaWiki

MediaWiki is a free software package for running a wiki, originally written for Wikipedia.

Application
Metabase

Metabase is an open-source business intelligence tool that allows users to extract and transform data from various sources to make informed decisions.

Application
Modelio

The UML tool "Modelio" allows modeling of UML models, whereby these models are stored in a (local) repository.

Application
Nuclos

Nuclos is a free enterprise resource planning software that we at it@M use to manage our entire internal IT portfolio and resource planning.

Application
Support
OBS Studio

The Open Broadcaster software supports the user in transmitting screen content in real time over a network connection to the Internet.

Application
OwnCloud

ownCloud is a free software that organizes the storage and distribution of data. The data can be accessed both via a web interface and with client applications.

Application
Opencore
pdfsam

PDF Split and Merge: splits PDFs or merges PDF files.

Application
Pentaho

Pentaho is a collection of business intelligence software that is open source in a basic version.

Application
phpList

The newsletter platform of the City of Munich uses the open source software phplist.

Application
ProjectLibre

ProjectLibre is an open-source software for project planning and control.

Application
Putty

PuTTY is a free software for establishing connections via Secure Shell, Telnet, remote login or serial interfaces.

Application
QGIS

Quantum GIS (QGIS) is a geographic information system (GIS) manages, analyzes and visualizes databases of geographic information.

Application
R
R + R Studio

Application and programming language for statistics

Application
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SciDAVis

Free software for visualization and analysis of measured values.

Application
Scribus

Scribus is a free desktop publishing program for Linux, Unix, Mac OS X, OS/2 and Windows systems, licensed under the GNU General Public License.

Application
S
Startercode
SuiteCRM

SuiteCRM is a free customer relationship management application for servers written in PHP.

Application
TYPO3

TYPO3 is a free content management system for websites.

Application
UMLet

UMLet is an open-source UML tool with a simple user interface for drawing UML diagrams, creating sequence and activity diagrams from plain text, etc.

Application
Veracrypt

VeraCrypt is an open source software for data encryption, especially for full or partial encryption of hard disks and removable media.

Application
VLC Media Player

Player for playing videos. Offers numerous codec supports.

Application
Winscp

WinSCP is a program for transferring data securely.

Application
WordPress
Zammad

Zammad is a free helpdesk and issue tracking system that enables the connection of various channels such as e-mail and telephone.

Application
Support
Start 2023

Infrastructure

The infrastructure needed to run and develop software applications has always been based on open source software. Linux, servers, databases, encryption and programming languages are mostly open source.

The City of Munich's own data center includes an extensive portfolio of central specialist applications and services. In addition, all the necessary resources and services required to operate these applications and the underlying infrastructure are provided.

Ansible

Ansible is a free automation tool for orchestration and configuration and administration of servers.

Infrastructure
Apache HTTP Server

The Apache HTTP Server is one of the most widely used web servers on the Internet.

Infrastructure
Apache JMeter

The Apache JMeter application is open source software designed to test functional behavior and measure performance.

Infrastructure
Appswitcher

Appswitcher allows users to easily switch between different web applications.

Inhouse
Infrastructure
Start 2023
BayernID - Plugin

As part of the project, a plugin for the integration of the BayernID to the specialized applications of the City of Munich was implemented using Keycloak.

Infrastructure
Inhouse
Application
Start 2021
Checkmk

Checkmk is a free software for service monitoring of IT infrastructure. It is used to monitor servers, network, applications, clouds, containers, storage, databases and environmental sensors.

Infrastructure
Opencore
Cobbler

Cobbler is a tool for automated provisioning and installation of Linux based servers.

Infrastructure
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Elster Nezo

With the plugin Elster Nezo - Plugin zur Anbindung des Elster Unternehmenskontos a connection to the nationwide Elster company account can be established via the open source software Keycloak.

Inhouse
Infrastructure
Application
Start 2023
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Geckodriver

Proxy for using W3C WebDriver-compatible clients to interact with Gecko-based browsers.

Infrastructure
GitLab

GitLab is a version control system for software projects and devops platform.

Infrastructure
Opencore
Development
GOSA

Software distribution for Limux. Provides a role-based administration interface for managing and controlling complex IT environments.

Infrastructure
Grafana

Grafana is a tool for visualizing performance data. Here, corresponding Netapp plugins are used to display performance data of the Netapp storage systems.

Infrastructure
Graylog

Graylog is a platform for central log management, the collection, analysis and visualization of log data.

Infrastructure
Support
Apache Kafka

Apache Kafka is free software from the Apache Software Foundation that is used in particular for processing data streams.

Infrastructure
Support
Katello

Katello is a software stack of various components integrated together to provide a complete lifecycle and configuration management system for server systems.

Infrastructure
Keycloak

Keycloak is an open source software product that enables single sign-on with identity and access management for modern applications and services.

Infrastructure
KNIME Analytics Platform

KNIME is a free software for interactive data analysis. The program enables the integration of numerous machine learning and data mining methods through the modular pipelining concept.

Infrastructure
Linux

As Linux is a free unix-like multi-user operating system, which is based on the Linux kernel and substantially on GNU software. Especially on servers and embedded computing Linux has become the standard.

Infrastructure
Support
Maria-DB

MariaDB is a free, relational open source database management system that was created by a fork from MySQL.

Infrastructure
Matomo

Matomo (formerly Piwik) web tracking is used to analyze user behavior of a web application.

Infrastructure
NGINX

nginx a web server software, reverse proxy and email proxy (POP3/IMAP).

Infrastructure
OpenAPI Generator

OpenAPI Generator enables the automatic generation of API client libraries (SDK generation), server stubs, documentation and configuration based on an OpenAPI specification. The OpenAPI specification is a standard for describing HTTP programming interfaces (APIs), which can also be used to define REST-compliant interfaces.

Infrastructure
Openshift

On the Kubernetes platform Openshift, approximately 100 internal as well as external services are operated.

Support
Infrastructure
pgAdmin

pgAdmin is a server-based web application for Postgres database administration.

Infrastructure
PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL is a free, object-relational database management system (ORDBMS) emphasizing extensibility and SQL compliance.

Infrastructure
Support
Puppet

Puppet is a tool for configuration management of servers with operating systems such as Unix, Linux and FreeBSD.

Infrastructure
Robot Framework

Robot Framework is a generic automation framework that can be used for both test automation and robotic process automation.

Infrastructure
Sponsor
Samba

Software suite that makes the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol available for Unix systems.

Infrastructure
SonarQube

SonarQube is a platform for static analysis and evaluation of the technical quality of source code.

Infrastructure
Development
Spacewalk

Software repositories (installation files) are managed in Spacewalk.

Infrastructure
squid

squid is a free proxy server and web cache. It is used to provide network transitions of all municipal schools to the Internet as well as the external DMZ services required for this purpose.

Infrastructure
T
TestLink

Web-based free software test management tool.

Infrastructure