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Ultimate unconference survival guide

One of the most popular types of event are unconferences , and there are more and more of them cropping up all over the world. Find out how to make...Read more

9 open source alternatives to Picasa

Open source alternatives to Picasa
Google is shutting the doors on the Picasa desktop client, but there are many open source alternatives for your photo organizing needs.Read more

How to create sheet music on Linux with MuseScore

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Learn how to install and get started with MuseScore, the open source WYSIWYG sheet music creation suite.Read more

Help us integrate GitLab and the Open Science Framework

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The Center for Open Science is looking for allies in its effort to open up critical scientific research.Read more

The twisted road through right-to-left language support

I saw Moriel Schottlender give a talk about this topic at 2016 in Geelong last month and asked her to submit an article about it. When...Read more

Interview with Bermon Painter: On design and shutting down BlendConf

Interview with Bermon Painter: On design
Interview with Bermon Painter on design for open source projects and shutting down BlendConf.Read more

1900+ games for Linux on Steam, Europa Universalis IV extension announced, and more

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Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at 1900+ games available for Linux on Steam, extension of popular Europa Universalis...Read more

Raspberry Pi 3, Linux Mint security breach, Google data processing for the Zika virus, and more

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In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we share thoughts on the Raspberry Pi 3, Linux Mint's handling of a security breach, Google's...Read more