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.

Building a connected car with Restlet Framework

Ericsson researchers are experimenting with ways to bring cars into the Internet of Things.Read more

Mentoring: a reward for both parties

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One of Mozilla's senior engineering program managers, Larissa Brown Shapiro, wants to show us how mentoring in tech communities can be rewarding for...Read more

Where to find high-quality, Linux-compatible music

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Audiophile Chris Hermansen shows us a few Linux-compatible places to get high-quality digital music.Read more

Favorite Halloween games, the smallest C64 emulator, and more open gaming news

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Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at a few Halloween favorites, the smallest C64 emulator ever made, 12 new games out...Read more

EU funds supercomputer, Google aids refugees, and more news

Open source news October 24 - 30
In this week's edition of the open source news roundup, we take a look at the European Commission funding a supercomputer, Google aiding refugees,...Read more

Top 5 Halloween edition: Python IDEs, Raspberry Pi hamster project, and more

Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
In this week's Top 5, we highlight open source security, problem solving Linux problems, a Raspberry Pi project for hamsters, an artist who loves...Read more

A road trip into the Free Software Foundation's early days

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On my 21st birthday in 1998, I received a phone call from Richard Stallman , founder of the GNU Project and Free Software Foundation (FSF), to tell...Read more