Category: News

“Getting 10 Women out of the Factory”

We have good news to share about our latest project “Getting 10 Women out of the Factory”. It was initiated by the Living Open Source Foundation. We want to make a change by offering a year long traineeship to 10 women who are struggling to make a living in different African countries and other countries…
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Living Open Source Event Malawi 2019

The workshop, which took place from December 11th to 13th 2019, was patronized by over 300 people from the corporate sector and students in the field of computer information system and engineering.


Open source software is completely free to use. Linux is an open source based operating system that is currently the foundation of the Internet and is used by many companies and organizations world-wide. The need for qualified open source professionals is real. This introduction training is ideal to learn Linux administration fundamentals. In this 3…
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Living Open Source held a successful event in Malawi 2019

The Polytechnic Computing and Information Technology department together with the Living Open Source (LOS) organization led by Sander Van Vugt held the first Malawi Linux event at the Polytechnic ODL auditorium. The workshop, which took place from December 11th to 13th 2019, was patronized by over 300 people from the corporate sector and students in…
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First Living Open Source Knowledge Center opened in Lusaka

On December 17th the Living Open Source (LOS) Foundation reached a new important milestone by opening the doors of it’s very first Knowledge Center in Zambia. The Living Open Source Foundation Regional Knowledge Center Southern Africa will provide training to local talent and is the one-stop shop for all companies that require knowledge about Open…
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Introduction to Kubernetes Training

Why learn Kubernetes? Many applications are delivered via containers. Containers themselves offer no scalability or redundancy, which is done by container orchestrator platforms such as Kubernetes. Kubernetes – also called k8s – is a popular open source system that allows you to manage large groups of containers and containerized applications. Since almost every company does…
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Ansible On-line Course! Friday 29th November, 2019: Ended

Good News!, Thank you for all the support for Living Open Source Community. We have good news to share. We are giving away 20 free seats for an on-line Ansible course exclusively for our Living Open Source Community memberships, this Ansible Class is on Friday November 29th, 2019, from 3PM until 6PM in Amsterdam time.…
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You can sponsor or donate Living Open Source Foundation!

Living Open Source Foundation was founded to educate local talent in African countries as Open Source professionals, which allows these individuals to start their professional career, but also allows local economies to accelerate, as open source software is free to use and does not require any license fees to be paid.  The Living Open Source…
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Living open source Zambia – sowing seeds of community

Living Open Source is a new non-profit initiative that was started by ITGilde B.V. from the Netherlands. The mission of Living Open Source is to foster the growth of Open Source and Linux in African countries. The long-term ambition is to make this a global movement. The Living Open source project was initiated as a…
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