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.

PittMesh routers are owned by individuals

Pittmesh: A community-owned wireless network
PittMesh routers are owned by individuals and configured in a way that make them work together to build a larger, decentralized network.Read more

Shadow Tactics for Linux, Shadwen release date, and more open gaming news

Open gaming news on Opensource.com
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at Shadow Tactics for Linux, Shadwen release date, and new games out for Linux. Open...Read more

6 higher ed schools teach open source, Collaboration Summit remarks, and more news

Weekly news on Opensource.com
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at six higher education instructors who are immersing students in open source...Read more

The Opensource.com preview for May

Opensource.com May preview
The Opensource.com preview brings you highlights from last month, editorial announcements for coming months, and other tidbits.Read more

Top 10 and editor's picks: April review

top 10
We look back at our top articles and must-reads from April and other highlights.Read more

Top 5: My Linux Story from Uganda, Astro Pi flight case, DuckDuckGo's Instant Answers, and more

Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
A Linux story about becoming a full stack engineer, how to make a Astro Pi flight case, DuckDuckGo on Instant Answers as they compete with search...Read more

Netbeast: A cross-platform tool for the Internet of Things

Netbeast: A cross-platform tool for the Internet of Things
Netbeast is an open source platform for developing Internet of Things (IoT) applications for appliances and other devices.Read more

A daughter of Silicon Valley shares her 'nerd' story

My Open Source Story: Larissa Shapiro
Larissa Shapiro shares her journey to Mozilla, where she works to create a more open and inclusive web.Read more