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.

5 free and open music-making tools

5 free and open music-making tools
Aaron Wolf shares five tools for those looking to get started making music on Linux.Read more

Attending technical conferences: What's the big deal?

Attending technical conferences: What's the big deal?
Conferences are about more than being out of the office and free lunch.Read more

Openclipart: A library of public domain images

Openclipart: a library of public domain images
Algot Runeman shares why and how he started contributing to public domain clip art site Openclipart.org.Read more

Secret Lab: It's OK to abandon your project

Secret Lab participates in hackathons to subtly subvert that mission by making interesting games based on data. They don't even care if anyone ever...Read more

RSS Puppy: a lightweight, open source RSS reader

RSS Puppy: a lightweight, open source RSS reader
Learn more about RSS Puppy, a new RSS reader created by BuzzFeed's Open Lab.Read more

Hacking the farm with low-cost, open source tool designs

Hacking the farm with low-cost, open source tool designs
The creator of the Global Village Construction Set wants to bring low-cost, DIY, open hardware farming equipment to the masses.Read more

Our Linux-powered robotic future, data overload and management, and more news

Weekly news on Opensource.com
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the Linux powered robo-drones, open source software for data overload and...Read more

Release of Xcom 2, Elliot Quest, the Mesa graphics library, and more open gaming news

Open gaming news of the week
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition we take a look at the release of Xcom 2, Elliot Quest, the Mesa graphics library, and more. Open...Read more