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Giving back to a community is the ultimate gift. Whether it's code, documentation, bug reporting, project management, designing, or a financial donation, what we give back makes a difference. Four students in a dorm room at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill want to change the way... Read more
2 comments Posted 3 Dec 2014 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Penguins gathered together in the Artic
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?
20 comments Posted 2 Dec 2014 by David Both Feed
Brewing beer is a notoriously secretive business. But the Tin Whiskers Brewing Company is trying to buck the trend by going open source.
2 comments Posted 1 Dec 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at an open source iPad alternative, Creative Commons turning 12, and more! Open source news roundup for November 22 to 28, 2014
1 comment Posted 28 Nov 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
Open community, gardeners and food co-op
Tips for volunteer retention in open communities, from a software project to a co-op grocery store.
2 comments Posted 25 Nov 2014 by Shaun McCance Feed
Jen Wike Huger, Content Manager for Opensource.com, presents on how the Opensource.com team, the Community Moderators, and other contributors are building a premier storytelling platform for the open source community.
1 comment Posted 24 Nov 2014 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
Phil Shapiro, one of my fellow Opensource.com Community Moderators, gave a talk at All Things Open 2014 about open source and libraries. This is a recap of that talk.
0 comments Posted 20 Nov 2014 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Firefox's 10 anniversary, Microsoft open sources more of .NET, copyleft.org announced, and more
0 comments Posted 14 Nov 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
This is a report from the All Things Open conference, held this year at the Raleigh Convention Center. I attended Steven Vaughan-Nichols session on marketing and using the press in open source—this is a recap.
1 comment Posted 12 Nov 2014 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
An important way to think about "community software" is that if free software represents the ethics and open source concerns represents the technology, then community software represents the business. Community software is a way for those of us engaged in these activities to have a voice alongside... Read more
6 comments Posted 10 Nov 2014 by Sal (Red Hat) Feed

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