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.

3 open hardware projects for beginners

Open source yearbook
Looking to get started with open source hardware? Check out these cool projects from Lunchbox Electronics.Read more

Linux video editing in real time with OBS Studio

OBS Studio video editing
OBS Studio is an open source central control room for live, real-time video editing for Linux, Windows, and MacOS.Read more

5 open source tools for making music

Open source music tools
Explore some of the many open source tools designed especially for musicians, from sequencers to synthesizers to tuners and more.Read more

Python-based open source eye tracking tool

We talk to the creator of the Python-based open source eye tracking tool.Read more

6 motivations for consuming or publishing open source software

Six reasons why you might consider consuming, publishing, collaborating on, or supporting open source.Read more

On a mission to make Linux as accessible as possible

Kendell Clark shares how he fell in love with Linux and why he is on a mission to make it as accessible as possible.Read more

BSD for the desktop user: A review of PC-BSD

A brief overview of PC-BSD and thoughts about the distribution.Read more

November 2015: Top 10 and editor's picks

November was an extra busy month on Opensource.com. We published 91 articles and had 756,947 page views, which beat our previous record of 692,826...Read more