People of all ages are heading back to school now. For the next couple of weeks, Opensource.com is highlighting a range of open source software, hardware, and tools for students and educators. We'll also sprinkle in open education stories for good measure. Read more in our Back to School series.
When you install a Linux distribution, a set of programs comes along with it. It's easy to add and delete elements of the programs that don't fit your needs, says Meine in his article How to choose the best Linux desktop for you. But what about altering the look and feel? The key is to go with the... Read more
June 2, 2015 is the day that marked the official launch of Jim Whitehurst's The Open Organization: Igniting Passion and Performance. Copies of the book are now making their way to readers all over the world, and we want to know how you're reading yours. Leave a comment to let us know what reading... Read more
Firefox and Chromium are the two most popular open source browsers, though there are actually thousands out there. And what about the non-open browsers? Let's hash it out. What is it about browsers that make them so useful? What features do you like best?
Here at Opensource.com, we cover ways to contribute to open source projects on the regular. A few of our favorites are:
When it comes to getting involved with open source, everyone has their own story. As our Beginners to Open Source series gets into full swing, we want you to share yours.
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?
The cloud is everywhere. It's unavoidable. In the words of Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst, "Right now, we're in the midst of a major shift from client-server to cloud-mobile. It's a once-every-twenty-years kind of change."
Let's reminisce. What was the first open source tool you ever used? Was it for work or fun? Maybe you were trying to start or finish a project and reached for a free and accessible tool? Or maybe you just have a preference for open source software? Tell us about it. We're collecting stories. You... Read more