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How people get started contributing to open-source_ A few questions to Luca Barbato, contributor to Gentoo, MPlayer, Libav, VLC, cairo_pixman

How to Get Started Contributing to Open-source? Interview with Luca Barbato

I am hearing a lot of persons interested in open-source and giving back to the community. I think it can be an exciting experience and it can be positive in many different ways: first of all more contributors mean better open-source software being produced and that is great, but it also means that the persons […]

How to contribute to Libav (VLC): just got my first patch approved

How to Contribute to Libav (VLC)

I happened to have a few hours free and I was looking for some coding to do. I thought about VLC, the media player which I have enjoyed so much using over the years and I decided that I wanted to contribute in some way. To start helping in such a complex process there are […]