OSCAL ’23, ‘Standing on Shoulders of Hackers’

OSCAL is back: in 2023 we are ‘Standing on Shoulders of Hackers’ Open Source Conference Albania (OSCAL) is happening again, folks! Edition VIII will happen once again in Albania during the first weekend of September, more specifically 2nd… Read More

Installing Nextcloud on Digital Ocean

February was a month full of activities for our hackerspace in Tirana. The community participated in the events to share knowledge and learn from each other new open source technologies. In one of our events, community members organized… Read More

Statement for Daniel Pocock

Statement for Daniel Pocock

There have been a number of public posts made against Open Labs and it’s community members by Daniel Pocock, that Open Labs is aware of.The posts are shared in a series of websites, which are misleading since they… Read More

OSCAL 2022, 7th edition is coming!

We are delighted to announce that the next edition of Open Source Conference Albania is taking place in the warm city of Tirana on 18th & 19th of June 2022. If you are looking forward to spending a… Read More

Month of LibreOffice 2021

LibreOffice is a freely available and open source fully-featured office productivity suite created from The Document Foundation. It includes several applications to simplify tasks in an office working environment (creation of documents, spreadsheets, presentations, databases). LibreOffice main features:… Read More

Present your project at Open Labs

One thing is sure about Open Labs as a community, we love open source and open knowledge initiatives! Either software or hardware we love supporting and raise visibility about smaller or larger “open” communities out there and most… Read More

Statement: we have been a target of disinformation efforts. Our initial reaction!

Tirana, 26/03/2021 On the 18th of March, an article written by Daniel Pocock came to our attention. Said article makes some misleading, discriminatory, racist claims toward some of our members, our main event OSCAL, and our organization as a… Read More

Memorandum of Understanding between SCiDEV, WCUGA & Open Labs

The publication of information in an open format of data and information of public interest by government institutions and organizations is an important element of any democratic society. The definition of “open” knowledge and information fosters cooperation and… Read More

The Shuttleworth Foundation supporting us throughout 2020

Back in December 2019, we received an email from the Shuttleworth Foundation telling us that we are awarded a fund of $5000. This came as a surprise since we received the fund after being nominated by Adam Hyde,… Read More

Balkan FLOSStival 2020

Call for proposals We would like to invite developers, speakers, and promoters of the FLOSS ecosystem to submit proposals. The applicants who want to pitch at Balkan FLOSStival must be aware that the topic must be related to:… Read More