In this week's Top 5, I cover tools for finding just the right open source library, streamlining and simplifing necessary chores, and more.
Managing files can consume a major portion of your time. Locating files, determining which files and folders (directories) are taking the most disk space, deleting files, moving files, and simply opening files for use in an application are some of the most basic—yet frequent—tasks we do as computer... Read more
In this interview, we discover how IBM's James Schweitzer got involved in open source and explore the evolving role of system administrators—particularly with the cloud. He tells us about a few open source projects that make his life easier and explains that automation is the foundation for self... Read more
For future assistive technology devices to be fully accessible, the software and the device in use must be changeable and adapt to the individual instead of forcing a change in the individual's ability to adapt to an able world. Here are six reasons Linux is a great choice for people with... Read more
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the release of Apple's ResearchKit, the launch of npm private modules, Docker news, and more open source news. Open source news roundup for April 11 - 17, 2015
KDE originally stood for Kool Desktop Environment, but is now known by many as the K Desktop Environment. KDE is powerful, flexible, and it can be fun.
Kdenlive features an advanced overlay system by default. In fact, it's almost—but not quite—nodal. Node compositing is found in dedicated compositing software like Blender and Natron. And that's by default, for free.
In this contributor spotlight, meet David Both, a regular contributor to Opensource.com, most notable for his Linux philosophy series. He tells us what his favorite open source tools are, what he wishes were more open, and more.
Best articles from the week, March 23 - 27, 2015. Watch the YouTube video and subscribe to Open Source Way channel.
Setting up a virtual machine has become easier, but who do you turn to for that last mile of configuration? TurnKey Linux is an Israel-based company that offers more than 100 ready-to-use virtual appliances—all you need is a virtual host.