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.

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

First timer’s guide to FOSS conferences

First timer’s guide to FOSS conferences
Going to your first open source conference can be intimidating, so Sarah Sharp has complied ten tips for people who are new to the conference circuit.Read more

Cluster computing on the Raspberry Pi with Kubernetes

Kurt Stam's LEGO-encased Raspberry Pi cluster
Ever wanted to make your very own cloud using a collection of Raspberry Pis? Now you can, by installing Kubernetes to control them all as a cluster.Read more