In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Facebook releasing more open source code, examining the success of Linux on its 25th birthday, Uganda's government moving to embrace open source, and more.
In this week's Top 5, we highlight Docear for researchers, one Linux user's journey in keeping modern firmwares current, 25 reasons our readers love Linux, three command-line music players, and open source web-based office suite alternatives.
After eight years of effort and outreach, the Tulu language Wikipedia has gone live.
Our readers respond to the question: "What do you love about Linux?"
Welcome to The Queue, a new Q&A column I'll be writing for Opensource.com. Although typically I will be answering questions from readers, sometimes I'll switch that around and ask readers a question. With Linux turning 25 today, I thought it would be interesting to see how we all discovered the... Read more
The Linux community is made up people who have been users for days, months, years, and even decades. How long have you been a Linux user?
Free software community members and luminaries will meet up at the BCC in Berlin, from September 2-4 2016.
One Linux user shares his journey in keeping modern firmwares current.
Researchers can keep track of their citations and notes, and easily include them when mapping the structure of their paper.
The term "alternative" generally means something not in the majority or the mainstream. When it comes to software, who picks the standard and defines the alternative?