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Stop searching for projects and start searching for bugs

Stop searching for projects and start searching for bugs
A Mozilla contributor shares her big list of resources for finding good bugs in open source projects.Read more

An IRC quickstart guide

An IRC quickstart guide
This guide will help minimize the learning curve and get you into the conversations as easily as possible.Read more

Ultimate unconference survival guide

One of the most popular types of event are unconferences , and there are more and more of them cropping up all over the world. Find out how to make...Read more

First timer’s guide to FOSS conferences

First timer’s guide to FOSS conferences
Going to your first open source conference can be intimidating, so Sarah Sharp has complied ten tips for people who are new to the conference circuit.Read more

Getting started with Emacs text editor

An intro to Emacs
GNU Emacs can be much more than just a text editor. Learn how to get started.Read more

The best ideas win: Community reflections on The Open Organization

OpenOrg Field Guide
We're pleased to announce The Open Organization Field Guide, a community-produced companion to Jim Whitehurst's The Open Organization.Read more

14 amazing open source gifts for the holidays

2015 Holiday Gift Guide
The annual Opensource.com gift guide serves up open source gadgets and gifts that kids, adults, hobbyists, and beginners are sure to love and...Read more

A comprehensive guide to Dolphin, a KDE file manager

Penguin swimming underwater
Knowing our heads are swimming, David Both takes us on a deep dive through Dolphin, KDE's default file manager, in this comprehensive tutorial.Read more