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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.

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

Raspberry Pi continues to blaze new trails

Raspberry Pi continues to blaze new trails
Get the highlights of a lightning talk given at All Things Open 2016 about the mission and purpose of Raspberry Pi as well as their programs...Read more

Unity's open source VR tool, the Hatchit game engine, and more gaming news

Open Gaming New November 5
In this bi-weekly open gaming roundup, we take a look Unity's open source EditorVR, new graphical chips by ARM, and the Hatchit game engine.Read more

Top 5: Linux filesystems, your favorite "old" programming language, and more

Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
In this week's Top 5, we highlight Linux filesystems, your favorite "old" programming language, running commands at shutdown on Linux, and Perl's new...Read more

The iconic text editor Vim celebrates 25 years

The iconic text editor Vim celebrates 25 years
A brief Vim history and update on where the text editor is today.Read more

Getting started with Python scripting in Scribus

Getting started with Python scripting in Scribus
The Scripter plugin lets you use internal Python commands to perform a variety of tasks in Scribus, was well as using all the other functionality...Read more

Internet Archive turns 20, gives birthday gifts to the world

Internet Archive turns 20, gives birthday gifts to the world
The Internet Archive celebrated its 20th birthday with over 600 people who gathered to pay their respects and hear about the latest projects and...Read more

Perl and the birth of the dynamic web

Perl and the birth of the dynamic web
The fascinating story of Perl's role in the dynamic web spans newsgroups and mailing lists, computer science labs, and continents.Read more