What got you involved in open source?

I'm interested in our different stories of how we got involved in the open source community in the first place. Would you mind sharing yours?

I created something cool and open sourced it 21% (22 Votes)
I joined a project to learn new skills 18% (19 Votes)
I met someone who encouraged me to contribute 11% (12 Votes)
I found a problem in an open source project and shared the fix 40% (42 Votes)
Other 10% (10 Votes)
I created something cool and open sourced it 21% (22 Votes)
I joined a project to learn new skills 18% (19 Votes)
I met someone who encouraged me to contribute 11% (12 Votes)
I found a problem in an open source project and shared the fix 40% (42 Votes)
Other 10% (10 Votes)
I created something cool and open sourced it 21% (22 Votes)
I joined a project to learn new skills 18% (19 Votes)
I met someone who encouraged me to contribute 11% (12 Votes)
I found a problem in an open source project and shared the fix 40% (42 Votes)
Other 10% (10 Votes)
Others
a lecturer annoyed me to go to a user group.
by using a linux distro and then joining that distro to contribute
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I developed new features for an open source project and shared them
I felt like I needed to give back to the projects that I had been using for a long time already
I only use it, I am not a programmer.

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