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The end result of your efforts will be a gradual increase in the number of like-minded people willing and able to help share the burden of providing help to those who need it. And isn't that community empowerment one of the reasons we all like open source to begin with?
3 comments Posted 13 Mar 2015 by Scott Merrill Feed
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Low-quality contributors don't bring much other than noise: they are a net drain on resources because other good contributors have to take time away to support them. Everyone should come to the open source community with a desire to find solutions, and then we can work together. If some need... Read more
21 comments Posted 10 Mar 2015 by Jono Bacon Feed
To kick off a new series called Multimedia Makers on Opensource.com, Seth Kenlon shows you how to create split screens with Kdenlive. Multimedia Makers is a series of tutorials and tips on creating multimedia with Linux and its vast creative toolkit. Brought to you by slackermedia.info and... Read more
2 comments Posted 10 Mar 2015 by Seth Kenlon Feed
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Part of being a good open source citizen is contributing to the projects and programs you use and care about most—and learning how to code can be a big part of that. But with so many programming languages out there, picking the right entry point into coding can be a challenge.
33 comments Posted 10 Mar 2015 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
March report: Opensource.com had 547,663 page views and 322,326 unique visits in February. Read more about the best articles from February 2015.
0 comments Posted 9 Mar 2015 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
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The Opensource.com Weekly Top 5, March 2 - 6, 2015: Google shares gRPC, better UX in open source, and more
0 comments Posted 6 Mar 2015 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Cyanogen partnering with Qualcomm, Thunderbird's resurrection, GitLab buying Gitorius, and more! Open source news roundup for February 28 - March 6, 2015.
0 comments Posted 6 Mar 2015 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
WhiteBikes manages more than 50 community-serviced bicycles through the web and text messaging. Still in its pilot phase, the system has 70 users (67% active ones, with at least one rental in the past few months) and will expand to more in spring of 2015.
0 comments Posted 6 Mar 2015 by Daniel Duris Feed
See how a Twitter-controlled desk lamp exemplifies how open source tools help us do amazing things with powerful technologies.
1 comment Posted 5 Mar 2015 by Adrian Fernandez Feed
Particle sim from GeekSpark event in Raleigh, NC, USA
On the surface, it's an event where you swing your arms around to interact with a huge projection screen (this year, players waved light-up batons to interact with the wall of computer-generated graphics). At a deeper level, the GeekSpark goal is to engage visitors with fun, then empower them to... Read more
1 comment Posted 4 Mar 2015 by Michael Clayton Feed

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