Top 5 articles of the week: August 10 - 14, 2015

Top 5: LibreOffice, Dolphin, Docker, Linux and more

Top 5 articles of the week on
Image credits : 

By Urbanzenvia Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0 / Modified by Jen Wike Huger


Get the newsletter

Join the 85,000 open source advocates who receive our giveaway alerts and article roundups.

In this week's Top 5, our readers loved stories about LibreOffice 5, Priyanka Nag's My Linux Story, a tutorial for the KDE file manager Dolphin, patent trolls, and our interview with Jerome Petazzoni of Docker.

Top 5 articles of the week

5. Docker containers and the next generation of virtualization

In this interview, Jerome Petazzoni of Docker explains how one can manage storage for Docker containers and how to make data move with Docker containers.

4. The patent troll problem is not a new one

David Perry of Red Hat explains why it's time to fix patents in this informative article with highlights from legal entities, journalists, and pop culture.

3. A comprehensive guide to Dolphin, a KDE file manager

David Both, a long time Linux user, takes us on a deep dive through Dolphin, KDE's default file manager, with this comprehensive tutorial.

2. I fell in love with Linux while compiling a kernel

Technical writer Priyanka Nag shares her Linux story for our My Linux Story series.

1. LibreOffice community achievements

LibreOffice plays an important function in the world. One that spans beyond the mere function of an office suite. Writer Jono Bacon looks back at how LibreOffice got started and at how far the community has come.

Honorable mention

Love for Perl unites diverse community

From our Diversity series this week, we have Ruth Bavousett's story of attending her first Perl conference as a transgender person.

About the author

Jen Wike Huger - Jen has been an editor on the team for six years. In that time, she's worked with countless developers and engineers, helping them with the magic of turning their technical expertise and experience into written form. On any given day, you'll find her managing the website's publication schedule and editorial workflow (on kanban boards), as well as brainstorming the next big article.