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A Message from the Director

by Lance Albertson

Since its creation in 2002, the Open Source Lab (OSL) has been a beacon of innovation, experiential learning, and hosting at Oregon State University and beyond. As Director, I’ve had the pleasure of watching the lab and its employees grow over the years and I’m so grateful to ...

New Project: polr

by Amanda Kelner

In July 2017, the OSL began providing virtual machine and database for hosting the demo service of polr. The project itself simplifies long and complicated urls. It was started by a high school student back in 2014 who has since volunteered on the Fedora Infrastructure team. For more information, visit ...

Donate to Our Crowdfunding Campaign!

by Amanda Kelner

We’re very excited to announce our very first crowdfunding campaign through the OSU foundation! The OSL relies on donations and revenue generating projects to fund its work and its students--the number of students we can hire and train is dependent on the donations we receive.

Help us fund five ...

Beaver BarCamp 17: New Horizons

by Amanda Kelner

April 8 started out like any other Saturday in Spring in Corvallis: rainy, then sunny, then windy, windy-rainy sleet, hail, and then of course, sunny again. Despite the crazy weather, people from all walks of life still convened at the Kelley Engineering Center on the Oregon State Campus for the ...

New Project: libpng Now Mirrored on ftp.osuosl.org

by Amanda Kelner

The OSL took on a new project and delivers a new mirroring site libpng source for libpng tarball distributions that is 20+ times as fast as the old site. It also now responds to http and https requests as well as ftp requests. For more information and links, see the ...