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.

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

January review and February highlights

top 10
A look back at the most popular articles from our record-breaking January, and preview a few February highlights.Read more

Modernizing the US Air Force, Linux tools, Cluster computing with Raspberry Pi, and more

Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
In this week's Top 5 articles of the week, we highlight open source software to modernize a US Air Force command center, Linux monitoring tools,...Read more

Sharing the free software love #ilovefs

I love Free Software
Best wishes for a happy I love Free Software Day 2016 and Valentine's Day from Opensource.com.Read more

Is the vinyl LP an open music format?

Is the vinyl LP an open music format?
The first article in our new Open Music column is dedicated to the author's favorite open music format: the vinyl LP.Read more

6 reasons to blog in Markdown with Jekyll

Blogging in Markdown with Jekyll
See how Jekyll, an open source generator of static HTML files, makes running a blog as easy as editing a local text file.Read more