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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.

Open source tools enable professional photography

Open source tools enable professional photography
There's a wealth of high-quality open source photo editing tools, SouthEast LinuxFest presenter Justin Pennington writes.Read more

How to get started with LightZone

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We explain how to get started with LightZone, free and open source software for high-end photo editing and management.Read more

Top 10 and editor's picks: May review

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We look back at our top articles, must-reads, and highlights from May.Read more

Why I built my own homebrew Linux router

Why I built my own homebrew Linux router
Jim Salter says building your own router with Linux has a few key advantages for the security-conscious user.Read more

Open source and open data's role in Nepal earthquake relief

Open source and open data's role in Nepal earthquake relief
When disaster struck Nepal, open source software and open data helped save lives.Read more

2016 open source summer reading list

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In the 2016 open source summer reading list, we've collected a great mix of books on leadership, learning Raspberry Pi, analytics, career development...Read more

Gathering insights from data: An overview of the Elastic stack

Gathering insights from data: An overview of the Elastic stack
A look at the Elastic stack, a versatile collection of open source software tools that make gathering insights from data easier. Learn the...Read more