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.

Image processing at NASA with open source tools

Image processing at NASA with open source tools
An intern at the GVIS lab at NASA Glenn brings her passion for open source into the lab.Read more

Opensource.com March preview

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Here's a look at what's coming up in our action-packed 31 days of March.Read more

Top 5 open source command shells for Linux

Top 5 open source command shells for Linux
Learn about the various open source alternatives to using the standard bash shell in Linux, including ksh, tcsh, zsh, and fish.Read more

3 easy steps to submitting a GitHub pull request

3 easy steps to submitting a GitHub pull request
Your first pull request doesn't need to be a major one. Learn how to contribute to an open source project on GitHub in three easy steps.Read more

Open source gets an official spot at SXSW this year

Open source gets an official spot at SXSW this year
The famous festival SXSW is coming up in March in Austin, Texas and will hold a special event called SX Create , focused on cool gadgets and hardware...Read more

Free download: 2015 Open Source Yearbook now available

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The 2015 Open Source Yearbook is now available for download (PDF). Start your annual Open Source Yearbook collection today!Read more

Linux gives me all the tools I need

For Sean Ballais, the person who helped him discover Linux was his father. It was love at first sight.Read more

How do you design for the web?

Have you ever made a webpage? If so, how?Read more