Every week, I tally the numbers and listen to the buzz to bring you the best of last week's open source news and stories on Opensource.com, this week September 29 - October 3, 2014.
Howdy, open source game fans! In this week's edition of our open source games news, we take a look at the storied history of Lord of the Rings games, Borderlands 2 on Linux, and more!
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the Firefox OS streaming video, Arduino to sell 3D printers, and more!
Using Audacity, you can quickly clean up audio file so that any background noise becomes tolerable.
We're giving away eight two-day passes to All Things Open 2014. Read more on how to enter.
We set another new record in September on Opensource.com bringing in 426,888 page views and 236,208 unique visits. We published 78 articles including 14 featured articles during our Back to School with Open Source series.
Jazz jam sessions are improvisation sessions in which musicians get together to play in a creative and relaxed environment, much like open source communities.
Facebook is one of the world’s most well-known tech companies and on the forefront of open source technology. In this interview, Nitish Tiwari and Opensource.com talk with James Pearce, head of Open Source at Facebook, about their contributions to open source and use of open source tools.
Women are an underrepresented group in the open source world. According to data from the FLOSS 2013 survey, a little more than 10% of open source developers are women. But not everyone who wants to bring about change has the clout of a large organization or corporation. So, what can smaller groups... Read more
What is geocaching? Heiko Rupp shares what it's like to search and find caches using GPS coordinates and other clues like riddles for this new kind of offline, outdoor scavenger hunt. Open source tools like c:geo can be used to "go geocaching" and the methods of the game resemble those used in open... Read more