Tinkerer Michelle Leonhart shares how she tracks her hamsters' activity levels with a Raspberry Pi.
Knowing our heads are swimming, David Both takes us on a deep dive through Dolphin, KDE's default file manager, in this comprehensive tutorial.
There are lots of benefits to contributing to Docker, but getting started on a new codebase can be daunting. Charles Vickery offers 5 steps for getting involved.
Five practical reasons to use a rendered language instead of wikis to publish your open source project documentation.
Don Watkins shows us how to convert old VHS tapes into MP4s in Linux with this helpful how-to.
The best documentation is what actually gets written, so always favor a wiki over no documentation at all.
Patience and empathy are the basis of good documentation, much as they are the basis for being a decent person. Here's a how-to for creating better open source project docs, which can help your users and grow your community.
Anderson Silva shows us how to use a Raspberry Pi and LightshowPi to create a musical light show.
To kick off a new series called Multimedia Makers on Opensource.com, Seth Kenlon shows you how to create split screens with Kdenlive. Multimedia Makers is a series of tutorials and tips on creating multimedia with Linux and its vast creative toolkit. Brought to you by slackermedia.info and... Read more
A look back at the best open source tutorials and how-tos on Opensource.com in 2014.