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No longer will anyone be able to say "there's just no market for gaming on Linux." After years of patient waiting and an endless stream of rumors, anyone can now have Steam on Linux. Following several months of beta testing, Valve gave the open source world a Valentine's gift yesterday by fully... Read more
1 comment Posted 15 Feb 2013 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
lightning talk
Erin Robinson, the Information and Virtual Community Director for the Foundation for Earth Science, the management arm of the Federation of Earth Science Information Partners (@ESIPFed), says that earth science matters to all of us. For example, when Hurrican Sandy devastated areas of the country,... Read more
0 comments Posted 14 Feb 2013 by Erin Robinson Feed
year of Linux gaming
There has been some debate and consideration in recent years about when the Linux gaming platform will officially gain ground. Critics and market skeptics have wondered when it will really take off and when it will be Linux’s turn to procure large portions of the market share. New games and... Read more
6 comments Posted 13 Feb 2013 by Jason Phillips Feed
gadgets
That sticker from the conference you went to last week. A skin in the color of your alma mater. Two sleeves: a black one for meeting days with your coworkers and a goofy one for casual days with your peers. That strong, durable case that has saved your phone from many near-death experiences (with a... Read more
2 comments Posted 13 Feb 2013 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
gadgets
That sticker from the conference you went to last week. A skin in the color of your alma mater. Two sleeves: a black one for meeting days with your coworkers and a goofy one for casual days with your peers. That strong, durable case that has saved your phone from many near-death experiences (with a... Read more
2 comments Posted 13 Feb 2013 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
lightbulbs
What excites me about ZWheelz is the potential to improve our education system, environment, energy independence, and economy—all with what I like to call, one "EZ" project. It all began when I built a plane from a kit, then saw the documentary, Who Killed The Electric Car?, and decided to build an... Read more
27 comments Posted 11 Feb 2013 by Gary Krysztopik Feed
people's choice award winners
The tallies are in, and we'd like to announce the winners of the 2013 People's Choice Awards! Plus, a few extraordinary contributors that have elevated the opensource.com community.
6 comments Posted 8 Feb 2013 by Casey Brown Feed
on the scene
FOSDEM, held annually in Brussels, Belgium, is a free event for open source communities to meet, share ideas, and collaborate. It offers a mix of focused devrooms and themed main track talks, with no requirement for registration. It has a reputation of being highly developer-focused, this year... Read more
0 comments Posted 6 Feb 2013 by Marcus D. Hanwell Feed
upgrade complete
Opensource.com has added a new feature for listing open source events, and because we like to think big, our goal is to be the premier listing. Are you planning, hosting, speaking at, or going to an open source conference in 2013? Submit it to the calendar. Are you part of a user group (i.e. a... Read more
0 comments Posted 4 Feb 2013 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Community building the open source way
The opensource.com team is happy to announce the addition of four new community moderators to our team. You've probably read some of their articles on the site. And because they are so passionate about doing things the open source way and sharing their stories, we've upgraded their open source... Read more
3 comments Posted 1 Feb 2013 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed

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