/r/opensource/

r/opensource

219k members
r/opensource is a subreddit with 219k members discussing topics like Open Source and Opensource. Its distinguishing qualities are that the community is huge in size.
A subreddit for everything open source related (for this context, we go off the definition of open source here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_source)

Popular Topics in r/opensource

#1

Open Source

: "Open Source is not insecure"
85 posts
#2

Opensource

: "Are full time working professionals eligible for GSoC ? If not please advise in making impactful Opensource contribs looking better in CV as well as gain some money."
13 posts
#3

Project

: "Please review the initial draft of my first open source Project"
10 posts
#4

Tool

: "I've built a CLI Tool for file management automation"
7 posts
#5

License

: "A License stronger than GPL?"
6 posts
#6

Contribution

: "Is c++ good for open source Contribution?"
6 posts
#7

Ai

: "Privacy Focused Ai Chat Bot"
5 posts
#8

App

: "[Dev] Open-Source Savings tracker App with clean and beautiful UI 🌟"
4 posts
#9

Open Source

: "Is there a platform to request open-source plugins to be developed?"
4 posts
#10

Gui

: "I created CurlerRoo, a Gui app for cURL with rich additional features."
3 posts

Popular Themes in r/opensource

#1
Solution Requests
: "Markdown Editor with 100% Serverless RAG"
52 posts
#2
Self-Promotion
: "I made an open source app that uses a local Large Language Model to enable fully local interaction with documents on users' devices."
25 posts
#3
Advice Requests
: "How to deal with free riders in open source projects?"
8 posts
#4
Pain & Anger
: "About FOSS tools that suffer from 'developer UI' which makes sense for devs but is clunky for users, I was wondering, how do we get the ergonomists, designers, and artists, to participate and make things 'nicer'?"
4 posts
#5
News
: "VLC surpasses five billion downloads, preps Vision Pro app"
3 posts
#6
Ideas
: "Thinking about building a dashboard for aws SES?"
1 post
#7
Money Talk
: "How do you fund your opensource projects"
1 post

Member Growth in r/opensource

Daily
+121 members(0.1%)
Monthly
+3k members(1.4%)
Yearly
+32k members(17.1%)

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