Top 5 articles of the week: October 9, 2015

Top 5: Alternatives to Outlook, My Linux Story, and more

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In this week's Top 5 articles of the week, we highlight tips for tech writing, how to , the Rasperry Pi Sense HAT, a My Linux Story, and five open source desktop email clients that are alternatives to Outlook.

Top 5 articles of the week

5. Stephen King's practical advice for tech writers

Chances are sometime in your career you will have to draft reports, mailing list updates, or technical articles. Get our six tips for tech writers from well-known fiction writer Stephen King.

4. Jane Austen on Python: The intersection of literature and tech

This article is for the English majors, the bookworms, the lovers of literature, and the people with humanities backgrounds who sometimes struggle with the question, "Do you ever use your liberal arts degree?" If you ever write code, the answer is yes.

3. Exploring the Raspberry Pi Sense HAT

In this article, take a closer look at the Raspberry Pi add-on board Sense HAT that's going to space with astronaut Tim Peake.

2. One uncle's gift of Linux

Anderson Silva is Manager of Red Hat's IT Platform Operations, and in this article he shares how he first learned about Linux from his uncle.

1. Top 5 open source desktop email clients

In this article, we review five open source desktop email clients that are alternatives to Outlook. It turns out, Thunderbird is far from the only name in the game!

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Jen Wike Huger - Jen Wike Huger is the Community Manager for Opensource.com. Catch her at the next open source virtual event, or ping her on Twitter. She lives in Raleigh with her husband and daughters, June and Jewel.