Top 5 articles of the week: March 4

Top 5: Raspberry Pi 3 up close, 4 alternatives to Linux bash shell, and more

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In this week's Top 5, we bring you an up close and personal look at the new Raspberry Pi 3, five alternatives to the standard Linux bash shell, a My Linux Story tale, a look at some of the most influential roles in open source businesses and communities, and the social media startup Buffer's salary transparency policy.

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5.Buffer sees clear benefits to transparent employee salary policy

https://opensource.com/open-organization/16/3/social-startup-buffer-tran...

If you don't know Buffer, they are a social media startup doing things a bit differently. For one, they made employee salaries transparent. To find out more about their quest to "become more open," check out Bryan Behrenhausen's article.

4.6 essential non-coding careers in open source

https://opensource.com/business/16/3/open-source-careers

Nithya Ruff is the Head of SanDisk's Open Source Strategy Office. In this post, she takes a look at some of the most influential roles in open source businesses and communities.

3.Linux gives me all the tools I need

https://opensource.com/life/16/3/my-linux-story-sean-ballais

Sean Ballais shares his Linux story in this tale about his father's influence, his first install, and the tools he uses today.

2. Top 5 open source command shells for Linux

https://opensource.com/business/16/3/top-linux-shells

Jason Baker is back with another in-depth look at Linux. In this article, he takes us through four open source alternatives to the standard bash shell.

1.Raspberry Pi 3 rolls out with faster CPU, on-board Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth

https://opensource.com/life/16/2/raspberry-pi-3-rolls-out

You may have heard the news by now, but we've got an up close and personal look at the new Raspberry Pi 3 from Ben Nuttall of the Raspberry Fi Foundation. Additional neat factoid: More than 8 million Raspberry Pi units have been shipped out since this tiny computer launched four years ago.

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