open source

A responsibility to use the open source products we work on

It takes a lot of courage to speak up in front of more than 5,000 people about something close to your heart. Especially when your stage is a company...Read more

How Munich switched 15,000 PCs from Windows to Linux

Hirschgarten, in the west of Munich, is one of Europe's biggest beer gardens, with over 8,000 places to sit. It's a spectacular sight in summer:...Read more

7 skills to land your open source dream job

How to get a job with open source
"Work on stuff that matters" is a famous call to action from founder and CEO of O'Reilly Media, Tim O’Reilly. But, how about working on stuff that...Read more

Open source achievements based on merit, not age

Learners and teachers
Lauren Egts is a student who loves technology. She teaches children and adults alike about computer programming, presenting about Raspberry Pi and...Read more

2014 Reader's Choice Award: Cast your vote

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In 2013, Opensource.com racked up more than 2,100,000 page views and 1,000,000 unique visits. Those numbers are due to a fantastic community of...Read more

The Internet's 25 years and future with open source

open web
What began as ARPANET back in 1969, has become the Internet as we know it today. This year on March 12 marked 25 years of the World Wide Web. It all...Read more

Facebook rebooting their open source contributions

The path to open source
Facebook is on a new open source journey. They're managing hundreds of active open source projects across the company and over the last nine months,...Read more

The open source culture of freedom and responsibility at Netflix

Open (source) innovation
His adventure started in college with Slackware, lead him to Sendmail, then eventually to Reddit, and now his career is streaming at Netflix. Jeremy...Read more