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Open source news roundup for August 21-27, 2016
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.
0 comments Posted 27 Aug 2016 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
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.
0 comments Posted 26 Aug 2016 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
The birth of the Tulu Wikipedia
After eight years of effort and outreach, the Tulu language Wikipedia has gone live.
0 comments Posted 26 Aug 2016 by Subhashish Panigrahi Feed
25 things to love about Linux
Our readers respond to the question: "What do you love about Linux?"
8 comments Posted 25 Aug 2016 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
The Queue: How did you discover 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
21 comments Posted 25 Aug 2016 by Jeremy Garcia Feed
How long have you been using Linux?
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?
25 comments Posted 25 Aug 2016 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
First ever FSFE Summit celebrates free software successes
Free software community members and luminaries will meet up at the BCC in Berlin, from September 2-4 2016.
0 comments Posted 24 Aug 2016 by Paul Brown Feed
Penguins on beach
One Linux user shares his journey in keeping modern firmwares current.
1 comment Posted 23 Aug 2016 by Steven Ellis (Red Hat) Feed
Organize your scholarly research with Docear
Researchers can keep track of their citations and notes, and easily include them when mapping the structure of their paper.
4 comments Posted 23 Aug 2016 by Joshua Allen Holm Feed
What do we mean when we talk about software 'alternatives'?
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?
0 comments Posted 22 Aug 2016 by Seth Kenlon Feed

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