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.

February 2016: Top 10 and editor's picks

For a short month, Opensource.com sure was action-packed. We look back at the highlights and top 10 articles.Read more

Top 5: Raspberry Pi 3 up close, 4 alternatives to Linux bash shell, and more

Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
In this week's Top 5, we bring you an up close and personal look at the new Raspberry Pi 3, five alternatives to the standard Linux bash shell, a My...Read more

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

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