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.

Opensource.com October preview

Preview on paper with coffee
October is shaping up to be our Most Open Month. Read on to learn why.Read more

All Things Open exclusive preview and discount

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Enjoy a sneak peek at what to expect in Raleigh, North Carolina, October 19th and 20th at All Things Open 2015 .Read more

Top 5: Red Hat CEO Linux story, LibreOffice 5 years, Head of Open Source at Twitter, and more

Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
In this week's Friday Top 5, we highlight an interview with Tilde's Leah Silber on burn out at work, an interview with longtime Linux developer Hans...Read more

A look at Battle for Wesnoth's current game development strategy

David Carollo talks to two of the developers behind the classic Linux strategy game.Read more

Seize the opportunity to explain open source

Open source advocate Pete Savage says every "why?" is an opportunity to share knowledge.Read more

Most Open Month highlights new contributors, kicks off My Open Source Story series

Most Open Month, stripes
In October, we kick off our new My Open Source Story series and highlight first-time Opensource.com contributors. Here's what to expect and how to...Read more

How open source found me

My open source story
Pete Herzog, creator of the Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual and the Open Methodology License, shares his open source story.Read more

Mozilla creates web tools and practices for open science

Mozilla Science Lab is a global network of researchers, tool developers, librarians, and publishers working to further science on the web.Read more