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.

Why it's essential to grow Indian-language Wikipedias

Why it's essential to grow Indian-language Wikipedias
Subha Panigrahi answers two questions: What is the state of Indian-language Wikipedia projects? What does India have to take from and give to...Read more

A love for technology leads to Linux and open source

Ashutosh Narayan's love of technology started in school and blossomed into a career as a Linux system administrator.Read more

Hoodie aims to be one of open source's most diverse and inclusive communities

diverse and inclusive communities
Gem Barrett takes a look at what makes the community behind web app architecture Hoodie tick.Read more

Kids can refurbish computers for others at Kramden

Kids can refurbish computers for others at Kramden
How a 13 year old is giving back to her community through open source and programming with the Kramden Institute.Read more

Cluster computing with Ansible and Raspberry Pi

Cluster computing with Ansible and Raspberry Pi
Jeff Geerling walks through the basics of Ansible, an open source IT automation tool, using a cluster of six Raspberry Pi computers.Read more

Sustainable Drupal: 10 ways to save energy by speeding up your CMS

Sustainable Drupal: Save energy by speeding up your CMS
How to optimize the open source CMS, Drupal, which drives about 12% of the CMS market.Read more

Getting started with the Krusader file manager

Getting started with the Krusader file manager
Managing files is a constant task for users who want to maintain order and consistency. David Both explains how to get started with the Krusader file...Read more

Announcing the 2016 Opensource.com Community Awards winners

2016 Opensource.com Community Awards
The 2016 Opensource.com Community Awards celebrates people from our community who have excelled in contributing and sharing stories about open source...Read more