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Penguin swimming underwater
Don Watkins shows us how to convert old VHS tapes into MP4s in Linux with this helpful how-to.
6 comments Posted 4 Jun 2015 by Don Watkins Feed
open source news
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the nine dollar computer, Snappy Ubuntu, the Robot Operating System, and more! Open source news: May 9 - 15, 2015
0 comments Posted 15 May 2015 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at open source mapping for sustainability, 3D printing on the farm, and more. Open source news roundup: April 18 - 24, 2015
0 comments Posted 24 Apr 2015 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
Learn more about the Robot Operating System (ROS), a platform built from the ground up to encourage collaborative robotics software development. Interview with Tully Foote, the Robot Operating System platform manager at the Open Source Robotics Foundation.
2 comments Posted 16 Apr 2015 by Don Watkins Feed
Purple and gold tropy tower for Top 5 article
Welcome to Opensource.com's Weekly Top 5! This week we talk about Human Hacking at SCALE 13X, the open hardware phenomenon, DevOps culture, reducing smartphone waste, and the new Ubuntu phone. Plus, we've got a new column on the site!
0 comments Posted 13 Feb 2015 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the the new Ubuntu smartphone, Tower drone flight control app, farmers get open source, and more! February 7 - 13, 2015
0 comments Posted 13 Feb 2015 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
With the Ubuntu phone, Canonical is are stirring the pot in a heavily entrenched market and having the confidence to propose something new, something that fits into a bigger convergence story, and something that is entirely free and open source.
18 comments Posted 10 Feb 2015 by Jono Bacon Feed
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Ubuntu at 10 years, open source for patent-free cancer drugs, Berlin backsliding on open source, and more!
0 comments Posted 31 Oct 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
Linux distributions compared
You know how on TV, NFL analysts will pit one football team against another and say what areas they need to execute well in order to win the game? Here is my take on the most popular desktop Linux distros: Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Chrome OS. Let's not mince words here: Windows is still the undisputed... Read more
101 comments Posted 3 Feb 2014 by Maricelle Thomas Feed
open source software for education
At the school district where I am the director of information technology, over 90% of our information systems have been transitioned to open source software. Ubuntu is the server operating systems at the district office and schools, while the Ubuntu desktop is deployed for students, teachers, and... Read more
3 comments Posted 19 Nov 2013 by Gregg Ferrie Feed

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