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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.

Minecraft Story Mode for Linux, Alienware's Steam Machine, and more open gaming news

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In this week's edition, we take a look at Minecraft: Story Mode Linux rumors, a hands-on with the Alienware Steam Machine, and more!Read more

GPL enforcement, ONOS partners with Linux Foundation, and more news

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at community-oriented GPL enforcement, the ONOS project partnering with the...Read more

Top 5 articles of the week: COBOL, AsciiDoc, and more

Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
Our COBOL story was a huge hit with readers, and we featured articles from first-time contributors, including stories about enjoying Linux during...Read more

How the Internet of Things will change the way we think

Red Hat's Burr Sutter previews his All Things Open talk.Read more

Mixing sound with Qtractor and XJadeo

Seth Kenlon explores sound mixing with open source tools.Read more

Writing documentation with AsciiDoc

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Steven Ovadia takes a look at AsciiDoc, an alternative to markdown.Read more

3 misperceptions women have about computer science

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Jen Wike Huger reports from today's keynote by YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.Read more

A tool for tracking non-code GitHub contributions

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Katie McLaughlin tells us about octohat, a tool for keeping track of both code and non-code contributions to GitHub projects.Read more