How to promote your open source project

Getting more out of your project (including more users!) Do you have an open source project, yet you feel that it could more users? You are not alone! Many other open source projects have the same problem.¬†The good news is that with only a few steps, you can new and more active users. Time to learn how promotion can be done without the pushy tricks that marketing and salespeople use.     Traction is¬†everything Traction in software projects is similar […]

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First-time open source contributor: Eric Light

Thoughts from a first-time contributor to open source software In this article, we learn from a first-time contributor to open source. His name is Eric Light and lives in New Zealand. We came in contact via the Lynis project and I interviewed him to share his experiences. MB: Thanks for taking the time Eric. Can you describe a little bit about yourself? I started working with computers when I was eight years old, back when my uncle gave me an […]

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The Non-Technical Changelog: Insights of 6 Months Development

The Non-Technical Changelog Lessons learned between our last and current release The Lynis project team is proud to announce a new release of our security auditing tool. With months of work and a variety of changes, we bumped up the version to a “zero release” (2.2.0). The technical changelog is included in the download. We consider it to be a stable release, yet ask all to test it first. Being the original author of Lynis, there is an additional background […]

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