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.

Top 5: PittMesh routers, Linux password manager KeePassX, and more

Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
In this week's Top 5, we highlight community-owned router Pittmesh, password manager KeePassX, results of the 2016 Open Source Jobs Report, a look at...Read more

Hit the road with Android music players and a travel mix

Hit the road with Android music players and a travel mix
I'm getting ready to hit the road—mentally ready, anyway. In less than 48 hours, I'll be back on the first of two legs heading from Vancouver to...Read more

10 tips and resources for combating impostor syndrome

10 tips and resources for combating impostor syndrome
With practice, I've learned that I can feel like an impostor but still be aware that what I'm feeling doesn't reflect how others see me.Read more

Growing a contributor base in modern open source

Growing a contributor base in modern open source
In the Node.js project, new contributors account for ~50% of all contributors per month.Read more

5 open source drawing applications for Android

Open source drawing applications for Android
There is a rich and growing ecosystem of open source applications for mobile devices, just like the desktop. Learn about several free and open source...Read more

How to use digiKam for photo management

How to use digiKam for photo management
digiKam bills itself as a digital photo management application, but it offers much more. We show you how to get started with this cool tool.Read more

An introduction to data processing with Cassandra and Spark

An introduction to data processing with Cassandra and Spark
Dani and Jon will give a three hour tutorial at OSCON this year called: Becoming friends with Cassandra and SparkRead more

Aspiring sys admin works his way up in Linux

Aspiring sys admin works his way up in Linux
After years in sales and account management, Rene Raggl is working toward a job as a Linux system administrator.Read more