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.

New release of Docker, R-Hub for R packages, and more news

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at a new release of Docker, R-Hub for R packages, the Raspberry Pi Foundation'...Read more

Top 5: Linux-compatible music, top IRC clients, and more

Open in sky
This week, we highlight a Linux story from 1996, top open source IRC clients, an intro to GitHub, three tests for better documentation, and a few of...Read more

Opensource.com November preview

Preview on paper with coffee
Coming up: Open Source Food & Beverages, plus a look ahead at our gift guide and 2016 calls for papers.Read more

Top 4 open source IRC clients

Open source chat
In this article, explore the many open source options for connecting to IRC and find the one that works best for you.Read more

Polishing cars wasn't in my job description

My open source story
Autodesk's Guy Martin shares his open source story.Read more

Solving clients' problems with open source technology

Middleware expert Dino Ciuffetti clearly remembers his first encounter with Linux back in 1996.Read more

A short introduction to GitHub

GitHub logo with navy background
Summary of All Things Open 2015 session with Lee Faus, GitHub 101: An introductionRead more

What is your favorite open source video player?

You may use something obscure, or you may use a more popular video player. Which open source video player do you use? Tell us why you love—or hate—it...Read more