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One of the great things about open source is its reach beyond just the software we use. Open source isn’t just about taking principled stands, it's about making things better for the world around us. It helps spread new ideas by letting anyone with an interest modify and replicate those ideas in... Read more
4 comments Posted 2 Jul 2015 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
Nominate someone doing great work in the Cascadia region of the United States in the free and open source software community for an award from the Seattle GNU/Linux conference.
2 comments Posted 2 Jul 2015 by Deb Nicholson Feed
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Priyanka Nag explains why learning about Mozilla was love at first site, and how the open source project and her role in its community are helping deliver an open web to India.
2 comments Posted 10 Jun 2015 by Benjamin Kerensa Feed
Opensource.com closed out May with 623,688 page views. We published 90 articles including five posts in our Open Hardware series, six in our OpenStack Summit interview series, and six in our DrupalCon interview series.
0 comments Posted 10 Jun 2015 by Rikki Endsley (Red Hat) Feed
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Five practical reasons to use a rendered language instead of wikis to publish your open source project documentation.
3 comments Posted 4 Jun 2015 by Ben Cotton Feed
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The best documentation is what actually gets written, so always favor a wiki over no documentation at all.
3 comments Posted 1 Jun 2015 by Ben Cotton Feed
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In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the nine dollar computer, Snappy Ubuntu, the Robot Operating System, and more! Open source news: May 9 - 15, 2015
0 comments Posted 15 May 2015 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
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Writers wanted for a new Opensource.com column dedicated to documentation, including best practices, case studies, projects that need help from the community, events, tools, and tips.
0 comments Posted 14 May 2015 by Rikki Endsley (Red Hat) Feed
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Patience and empathy are the basis of good documentation, much as they are the basis for being a decent person. Here's a how-to for creating better open source project docs, which can help your users and grow your community.
22 comments Posted 14 May 2015 by Rich Bowen (Red Hat) Feed
Opensource.com closed out the month of April with a total of 612,553 page views and set a new page views per day record of 20,418. Also, our team published 79 articles including 14 posts in our ApacheCon, OpenStack Live, and POSSCON speaker interview series.
0 comments Posted 11 May 2015 by Rikki Endsley (Red Hat) Feed

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