Life

Open source solutions impact our daily lives in an interesting variety of ways. Read our collection of articles on how open source technologies are making lives better.

Firefox goes stealthy, Linux on mainframes, new Linux Foundation projects, and more news

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Firefox's new stealth mode, mainframes powered by Linux, new projects from...Read more

Top 5: Linux command-line email clients, HTTPS, and more

Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
In this week's Top 5, we highlight the best from the past week on topics like command-line email clients, Turtle graphics, a new My Linux Story,...Read more

Winners announced for the Great Command-Line Challenge

The results are in! View the winning responses to our Great Command-Line Challenge.Read more

Now your Raspberry Pi can water your lawn

Grasshopper outside with graph overlay
At this year's Texas Linux Fest, Robert Booth will teach attendees to turn their Raspberry Pi computers into lawn care systems.Read more

LinuxCon Day 3 recap: Linus Torvalds, kernel interns, and the Internet Archive

Penguins gathered together in the Artic
Community manager Rikki Endsley recaps the third and final day of LinuxCon North America 2015.Read more

From myriad spectacular failures, a winning talk

Josh Simmons previews his talk at Texas Linux Fest 2015—a talk born of more than a few spectacular failures.Read more

DjangoGirlsCon? Integrating Django Girls with open source conferences

In this interview, Mikey Ariel shares takeaways from organizing Django Girls events at EuroPython 2015 and DevConf.CZ.Read more

Top 4 open source command-line email clients

For power users, there's no better way to process large quantities of text than at the command line, and email is no different. Let's look at four...Read more