Every week, I tally the numbers and listen to the buzz to bring you the best of last week's open source news and stories on Opensource.com. This week: December 8 - 12, 2014.
Do you remember back to that first day using Linux? Do you recall installing it on your computer and what it felt like? Reminisce with Jen Wike Huger as she takes you through what it was like to do that and how things might have changed.
Open source ten years ago and today. A lot has changed, for the better.
In this short tutorial, learn how to integrate ownCloud with the Gnome desktop and then add your favorite cloud providers to use all of your cloud accounts in one place just as easily as if they were local drives.
All operating systems have a philosophy. And, the philosophy of an operating system matters. What is the Linux philosophy and how does it affect the community? How has it changed software development for the ages?
On revolutionizing American agribusiness from the ground up, one seed at a time. Could "open source" join the ranks of food labeling like "organic" and "fair trade"? Do patents threaten food security and national security at large? Should governments invest in public plant breeding?
Open gaming roundup Week of November 1 - 7, 2014 Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at Steam's birthday on Linux, OpenGL performance improvements, new games releases for Linux, and more!
Charlie Reisinger from the Penn Manor School District talked to us next about open source at his school. This talk was an expanded version of his lightning talk from the previous night.
Reglue is an organization that has been placing Linux computers in the homes of financially disadvantaged kids since 2005. The program started in central Texas and we'd love to see it grow, so if you have interest after reading this article about how we did it, contact me via email.
Want to test drive Linux before installing it? A live USB can help you do just that