This week, we highlight a Linux story from 1996, top open source IRC clients, an intro to GitHub, three tests for better documentation, and a few of the best places to find Linux-compatible music.
Coming up: Open Source Food & Beverages, plus a look ahead at our gift guide and 2016 calls for papers.
In this article, explore the many open source options for connecting to IRC and find the one that works best for you.
Autodesk's Guy Martin shares his open source story.
Middleware expert Dino Ciuffetti clearly remembers his first encounter with Linux back in 1996.
Summary of All Things Open 2015 session with Lee Faus, GitHub 101: An introduction
You may use something obscure, or you may use a more popular video player. Which open source video player do you use? Tell us why you love—or hate—it. And, give one of these open source options a try:
Ericsson researchers are experimenting with ways to bring cars into the Internet of Things.
One of Mozilla's senior engineering program managers, Larissa Brown Shapiro, wants to show us how mentoring in tech communities can be rewarding for both parties. She plans to give two talks on the subject at the practical tech conference, LISA15: Being the Bridge Builder and Explicit Invitation.
Audiophile Chris Hermansen shows us a few Linux-compatible places to get high-quality digital music.