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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.

Facebook's computer vision tool, Linux at 25, and more news

Open source news roundup for August 21-27, 2016
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Facebook releasing more open source code, examining the success of Linux on...Read more

Top 5: Alternatives to Office 365, Why do you love Linux?, and more

Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
In this week's Top 5, we highlight Docear for researchers, one Linux user's journey in keeping modern firmwares current, 25 reasons our readers love...Read more

Preserving languages and cultures in India: The birth of the Tulu Wikipedia

The birth of the Tulu Wikipedia
After eight years of effort and outreach, the Tulu language Wikipedia has gone live.Read more

25 things to love about Linux

25 things to love about Linux
Our readers respond to the question: "What do you love about Linux?"Read more

The Queue: How did you discover Linux?

The Queue: How did you discover Linux?
Welcome to The Queue, a new Q&A column I'll be writing for Opensource.com. Although typically I will be answering questions from readers,...Read more

How long have you been using Linux?

How long have you been using Linux?
The Linux community is made up people who have been users for days, months, years, and even decades. How long have you been a Linux user? As we...Read more

First ever FSFE Summit celebrates free software successes

First ever FSFE Summit celebrates free software successes
Free software community members and luminaries will meet up at the BCC in Berlin, from September 2-4 2016.Read more

Almost open: BIOS and firmware update tips for Linux users

Penguins on beach
One Linux user shares his journey in keeping modern firmwares current.Read more