Find out how Read the Docs aims to make documentation a little easier.
"Grant, would you rather see your ideas implemented, or be the one who tries to implement them—but who never has time to finish even one of them, much less the majority of them?" Those cogent words, paraphrased from ex-Entagen and current Systemhouse CEO Chris Bouton, a long-time friend, really... Read more
The Xen Project community had such a decision to make in the wake of the XSA-7 security issue about the project's security policy. Learn about how they handled making a community decision without reaching a consensus.
Sysadmins who think the cloud is a buzzword and a bunch of hype should check out Ansible.
Starting a new CA is a lot of work. The Internet Security Research Group co-founder and director explains why they decided to build a new free, automated, and open certificate authority from scratch.
Learn how to break the cycle of doing the same thing repeatedly and expecting different results.
Fragmentation is a longstanding Achilles heel for the Linux desktop. In a world of myriad incompatible distributions, popular apps are typically limited to one or two of the most popular distributions, and the creation of new apps is stifled. The impact of fragmentation on application developers... Read more
Opensource.com is your source for news in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project. Here's what's happening this week, August 15 - 21, 2016.
We look at trends in corporate involvement in open source technologies and communities.
FOSS conferences are full of talks about how to improve your code, or how you manage your code, or what the latest and greatest languages and tools are. But a successful open source project is about more than good code.