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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.

Which open source personality type are you?

What's your open source personality type?
Pete Savage takes a look at the different types of open source contributors.Read more

Top 5 sources for open source fonts

Open source fonts
Learn how open source licenses can be applied to fonts and where to find open source fonts for your next project.Read more

Can we tackle the Zika virus with rapid, open research?

Rapid, open science could save us from the Zika Virus
Open research practices for the Zika virus.Read more

5 tips for growing your developer community on GitHub

5 tips for growing your developer community on GitHub
Learn how to reach a wider audience to cultivate a community around your open source project.Read more

A Mozilla journey: Contributor to Firefox Student Ambassadors executive board

My Open Source Story: Tanay Pant
Tanay Pant shares how he became an executive board member of the same program that helped get him started in open source software.Read more

Flipping the open source contribution model

Flipped Contribution Model for FOSS
The Flipped Contribution model is one of participation, that removes the project as the center of participation design and instead focuses on...Read more

Connfa: An open source mobile app for conferences and events

Connfa: An open source mobile app for conferences and events
Connfa makes paper conference brochures a thing of the past with this mobile open source solution.Read more

Android ROM goes open source, new IoT app, and more news

Weekly news on Opensource.com
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at IBM's Quarks IoT development tool, the rise of open source textbooks, open...Read more