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.

Which Linux distribution do you use?

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Your Linux distribution of choice says a lot about you. Of course, one of the many great things about Linux is the diversity of options you have to...Read more

How to set up a Linux-based music server at home

Home Linux music server
Chris Hermansen explores some popular options for creating your own Linux-based music server, and looks at the hardware, software, and configuration...Read more

Cast your vote: 2016 Reader's Choice and Best Interview Awards

 Vote for the 2016 Reader's Choice Award and Best Interview Award
Join us in celebration of our 6th year anniversary on January 25 by voting in our 2016 Opensource.com Community Awards.Read more

Want a SCaLE 14x preview? Join our Twitter chats

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To get you fired up for SCaLE 14x, Opensource.com will host two Twitter chats featuring several speakers and organizers.Read more

Hack on PlayStation 4, itch.io store app, and more open gaming news

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Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at a hack on PlayStation 4, the itch.io store app, another record for Steam, and more...Read more

Linux in cars, open source on routers, and more open source news

This week in open source
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Linux coming to more cars, open source firmware on Linksys routers, the...Read more

December review: Top 10 and editor's picks

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Happy New Year! Before we dive into 2016, let's quickly look back on Opensource.com in 2015.Read more

Opensource.com January preview

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What's coming up on Opensource.com? SCaLE 14x Twitter chats and article series, getting started in open source series, calls for proposals, and more.Read more