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.

A new kind of match-making: Speed mentoring

A new kind of match-making: Speed mentoring
The Women of OpenStack recognized this need for mentors and started a mentoring program that matches mentors with newbies based on the type of...Read more

Using feedback loops for greater work satisfaction

Using feedback loops for greater work satisfaction
Learn more about these three helpful feedback loops for the workplace: boss/mentor, peers, work system.Read more

Meet Hubot: The DevOps chat bot

Meet Hubot: The DevOps chat bot
Hubot for ChatOps will help you understand more about DevOps and learn to use it in your organization.Read more

DIY spooky bottle labels using Inkscape and coffee grounds

DIY spooky bottle labels using Inkscape and coffee grounds
How to make Halloween bottle labels with Inkscape, GIMP, and items around the house.Read more

Governments favor open source, Google releases 3 new projects, and more news

Open source news roundup for October 2-15, 2016
In this edition of our open source news roundup, we look at the Netherlands' and Russia's proposed moves to open source, Google's latest open source...Read more

Top 5: Raspberry Pi tornado warning system, 4 open boards for IoT development, and more

Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
In this week's Top 5, we highlight a tornado warning system built with a Raspberry Pi, 4 open hardware boards for IoT development, public libraries...Read more

14 facts about Newton, OpenStack's 14th release

14 facts about OpenStack Newton
Learn more about the numbers behind the open source cloud computing project and it's most recent public release.Read more

4 open music players compared: VLC, QMMP, Clementine, and Amarok

4 open music players compared: VLC, QMMP, Clementine, and Amarok
We see how four music players, VLC, QMMP, Clementine, Amarok, compare. The author also recommends favorite music from Linux-friendly sources.Read more