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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.

FireFox OS for IoT, NextCloud announcement, and more news

Weekly open source news
Open source news roundup for May 29 - June 4, 2016Read more

Tomb Raider's patch to improve gameplay and new games out for Linux

Open gaming news roundup
In this week's edition, we take a look at Tomb Raider's patch to improve gameplay and new games out for Linux.Read more

Top 5: 3D printed violin, Raspberry Pi or Arduino for beginners?, and more

Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
Top 5 articles of the week for June 3, 2016Read more

10 open source alternatives to Minecraft

10 open source alternatives to Minecraft
Explore the top ten free Minecraft alternatives, all released under open source licenses, reviewed and brought together into one handy collection.Read more

Hackathons bring open source innovation to humanitarian aid

Hackathons bring open source innovation to humanitarian aid
Hackathons are becoming a powerful tool for solving the problems of aid organizations.Read more

4 tips for GIMP beginners

Getting started with GIMP
Just getting started with GIMP? Here are a few tips that might make your onboarding experience a little easier.Read more

Is GIMP the best open source alternative to Photoshop?

GIMP: the Photoshop alternative?
It will be eighteen years this weekend since GIMP , the GNU Image Manipulation Program, hit version 1.0 on June 5, 1996 , and over twenty since the...Read more

Emacspeak, an audible interface for Linux

Emacspeak, an audible interface for Linux
Seth Kenlon gives a step-by-step guide to installing and configuring audible interface Emacspeak.Read more