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.

Longtime Linux developer on new tech and new contributors

Longtime Linux developer Hans de Goede will offer a review of $9 mini computer C.H.I.P. at LinuxCon Europe.Read more

How I discovered Linux's true power

Jim Whitehurst, president and CEO of Red Hat, shares his Linux story.Read more

Celebrating 5 years of LibreOffice

Happy birthday
September 28, 2015 marks five years since LibreOffice was forked by a group of open source community leaders. The Document Foundation co-founder...Read more

Google's Brotli compression algorithm, C++ Core Guidelines, and more news

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Google's Brotli compression algorithm, Classroom for GitHub, C++ Core...Read more

Plans for Vulkan driver, OpenMandriva game portal, and more open gaming news

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Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at plans for the Vulkan driver, OpenMandriva's game portal, Unity Cloud Build, and...Read more

Top 5: Linux security, Slack chat alternatives, Vagrant, and more

Open in sky
In this week's Top 5, we highlight how to keep your Linux system safe, open source chat apps, a new Linux story from our series, why Vagrant?, and...Read more

Behind the scenes at Google Summer of Code

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Google's Carol Smith, who runs Google's Summer of Code, will be presenting at this year's All Things Open in Raleigh, North Carolina.Read more

Coders to learn how to deploy humanitarian-focused apps on OpenStack

Grace Hopper Open Source Day interview (purple podium)
Rackspace's Egle Sigler and Planet Labs' Dana Bauer talk about the upcoming Grace Hopper Open Source Day codeathon.Read more