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On Leaving the Open Source Lab, Jonathan Frederick

by Jonathan Frederick on Wed, Sep 25 2019

My first Linux operating system was Ubuntu 10.04, when I was still young. It was my first experience with open-source software, which I didn't fully appreciate at the time. I just wanted an operating system to work on my Dell hand-me-down computer and didn't want to pay ...

Reflections on My Time at the Open Source Lab, Travis Whitehead

by Travis Whitehead on Wed, Apr 24 2019

Reflections on My Time at the Open Source Lab by Travis Whitehead

Working at the Open Source Lab has been the highlight of my computer science experience at Oregon State University. It was just by chance that I came across a job listing for the OSL. I had never heard ...

Goodbye Letter from Graduating Senior, Cody Holliday

by Cody Holliday on Thu, Jun 14 2018

The Open Source Lab has treated me well. I came here bright eyed and full of wonder, fascinated by the racks and racks of servers we had in the data center. Fascinated at the treasure trove of artifacts held in the back room from conventions passed, old CDs labeled "Fedora ...

Mohamed Eldebri on OSL's participation in the Corvallis Maker Fair

by Mohamed Eldebri on Mon, May 07 2018

On April 28th, 2018, the OSL participated in the Corvallis Maker Fair for the second year in a row. We hosted 2 booths, the first had demos of programs in Python and Scratch, and the second had a HAProxy cluster with diskless nodes, which was built and deployed by OSL ...

Cody Holliday on the Department of Energy Cyber Defense Competition 2018

by Cody Holliday on Mon, Apr 23 2018

I took part in a Cyber Defense Competition hosted by the Department of Energy, and it was a fantastic experience! Our team worked hard to ensure that we had a fighting chance at the competition, and we had much needed help from our mentor.

The competition took place in a ...