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Open Hardware Week kicks off March 17

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Complete list of Open Hardware Week articles

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Year-in-Review: Life hot topics on Opensource.com

Life channel year in review

This year was a great one for seeing open source affect new and exciting aspects of our lives. We saw open source reach from science to gadgets, from music to gaming, and much more. Here are some of our favorites from the Life channel in 2013. » Read more

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Downloading Wikipedia is easier than you might think, what's in store for Linux in 2014, and more

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Open source news for your reading pleasure.

November 17 - 22, 2013

We scoured the web for some of this week's most interesting open source-related news stories so you don't have to. Here's what we found:

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Inspiring words from a Citrix open source exec, using GitHub for beehive building, and other interesting news

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Open source news for your reading pleasure.

November 11 - 15, 2013

We scoured the web for some of this week's most interesting open source-related news stories so you don't have to. Here's what we found:

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Open source engine Docker teams up with the Fedora Project

Docker teams up with the Fedora Project

Docker (previously dotCloud) made a big splash this year when they open-sourced their software for creating "lightweight, portable, self-sufficient containers" that powers their Platform-As-A-Service offering.

Developers are excited because Docker offers an easier to use alternative to Chef and Puppet for managing server environments. Instead of wrangling with configuration files, Docker allows developers to simply take an image of their system and share it with their team. When a team member makes a change to their local environment, they just create a new image (a Docker container) and share it with the team. Its like git for disk images.

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Open source highlights September

Hot topics, things you may have missed

Coming off a record month at Opensource.com, September was another great month for our community. It's time to take a look at the top five articles, the hottest topics, our open source conference interview series, and a few things you may have missed.

We published 46 articles in September 2013—including several posts from our community moderators and many from our open source community of contributors. We continue to see growth on the site. In 2011, we had 109,000 pages views and in 2012 we saw 118,000 pages views. Last month, we had an amazing 193,000 page views.

Join our community and vote on articles, add your comments, and share what you think is interesting. Maybe even share your open source story with us! » Read more

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Weekly wrap-up: IBM pledges $1 billion for Linux, CEO takes on patent troll, and more

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Open source news this week: September 16 - 20, 2013


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Open source highlights August

Open source highlights August

The dog days of summer are winding down here in North Carolina, and it's time to take a look back at another record month on Opensource.com. For you this month, we have our top five articles, the hottest topics, and a few things you may have missed. » Read more

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Weekly wrap-up: Picking an open source hardware license, mom writes programming teacher, and more

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Open source news this week: September 9 - 13, 2013


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Weekly wrap-up: Pay for news with Bitcoin, open source jobs, and more

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Open source news this week: Sept. 1 - 6, 2013


What other open source-related news stories did you read about this week? Share them with us in the comments section. Follow us on Twitter where we share these stories in real time.

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