HFOSS: Reviewing “What is Open Source?”, Steve Weber

This blog post is part of an assignment for my Humanitarian Free and Open Source Software Development course at the Rochester Institute of Technology. For this assignment, we are tasked with reading Chapter 3 of Steve Weber’s “The Success of Open Source“. The summary of the reading is found below.

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HFOSS: The First Flight

This past year, I enrolled as a student at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY. For me, this is quite a distance from my hometown just outside of Atlanta, GA. Part of the motivation that led me to choose RIT as my university of choice was its participation

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Gotta Badge ‘Em All: Speak Up!

This article is part of an ongoing series about how to earn specific Fedora badges. Learn more about the Speak Up! badge! “Speak Up!”: What is it? The Speak Up! badge is categorized as a “Community Badge” and is defined in this Trac ticket. But what’s the real scoop behind

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Gotta Badge ‘Em All: Vacation

This article is part of an ongoing series about how to earn specific Fedora badges. Learn more about the Vacation badge! “Vacation”: What is it? The Vacation badge is categorized as a “Community Badge” and is defined in this Trac ticket. But what’s the real scoop behind the Science badge?

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WordPress Cron, CloudFlare, and SSL

Edit: I haven’t tried this in a while, but this is one of my most popular blog posts. If you try this and it works, please consider leaving a comment and let me know if anything can be improved. Thanks! Thanks to the power of LetsEncrypt, I recently moved most

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Gotta Badge ‘Em All: Science

This article is part of an ongoing series about how to earn specific Fedora badges. Learn more about the Science badge! “Science”: What is it? The Science badge is categorized as a “Quality [Assurance] Badge” and is defined in this Trac ticket. But what’s the real scoop behind the Science

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Thirteen Year Legacy: Last.fm Downfall?

Last.fm is a web service for users to track and share their music tastes with friends in an easy, simple way. A single play of a song is known as a “Scrobble”. Listening to music and recording the listen with Last.fm is known as “Scrobbling”. This is a service that

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Fedora Elections 2015: Be informed!

Today, the Fedora Elections for December 2015 officially began at 00:00 UTC. The voting period will be open from now until December 14th, 2015, at 23:59 UTC. Fedora is a community-driven project, and voting is one of the greatest ways you can have an impact in how Fedora runs, either

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Gotta Badge ‘Em All: Extra! Extra!

“Extra! Extra!”: What is it? The Extra! Extra! badge is categorized as a “Content Badge” and is defined in this Trac ticket. But what’s the real scoop behind the Extra! Extra! badge? In short, the Extra! Extra! badge is awarded to Fedora contributors that write an article for the Fedora

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Mumble ready for testing

Mumble is back in Fedora The popular Voice Over IP (VoIP) program, Mumble, is being repackaged again for Fedora 22 and 23. Fedora contributor fedpop unretired the package from the Fedora Package Database and is working on getting it added to the stable repositories. Mumble is available for testing for

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