An open hardware computer is a computer for which all the specifications for manufacturing the computer are provided, not just the source for the software that runs on it. Co-founder of BeagleBoard.org Jason Kridner talks about the year of open hardware and their very successful open hardware... Read more
Welcome to the Opensource.com weekly Top 5! Every week, I check out the stats and chatter to see what stories have been most popular with our readers this week: January 12 - 16, 2015
It's an age old question, but it's always fun to hear how distributions change from year to year. What is your favorite Linux distribution?
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look to websites blocked in India, the debut of open source-powered devices at the Consumer Electronics Show 2015, and more! Open source news roundup for January 3 to January 9, 2015.
Virtually everywhere you look in the IT stack—from storage to networking, compute, mobile, and virtualization—the most exciting innovations are being led by open source.
Learning how the various building blocks of a Linux distribution work together to create a cohesive program is an excellent way to expand your skills. Linux from Scratch provides a challenging way for skilled Linux users to do just that.
Charlie Reisinger, IT Director at Penn Manor High School in Lancaster Pennsylvania delivers a talk on how we can empower students at all public schools with the elements of the open source way.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at 3D printing for NASA, the Banana Pi, adventures with the R language, and more! December 27, 2014 - January 2, 2015
Need a cheap laptop that runs as well as any? How about one that runs Linux? See this great option for students, college kids, or anyone looking for a less expensive laptop option.
Every week, I tally the numbers and listen to the buzz to bring you the best of last week's open source news and stories on Opensource.com. This week: December 8 - 12, 2014.