Be a Part of Something Bigger

Everything that we make is 100% open source and developed collaboratively by people from all over the world. Even if you're not a programmer, you can get involved and make a difference.


With your help, we've been able to grow from a small group of passionate volunteers into a tiny company. Every little bit of help is one step closer to hiring another full-time contributor and tackling even more ambitious problems.

Patreon works like an ongoing crowdfunding campaign. Choose an amount to contribute each month to help us reach our goals. Plus, earn exclusive rewards and read exclusive content early. Lær mer

Become a Patron

Directly fund the developers committing fixes or creating new features. Set a bounty on the issues that matter to you most, fund a specific app, or set up a recurring subscription. Lær mer

Bountied Bugs BountySource

Easily use a debit card, credit card, or PayPal account. You can choose a one-time payment or set up recurring payments.

Set up a recurring contribution through Liberapay, the open source and non-profit funding platform.


Help us financially, plus get some exclusive elementary gear to show your support to friends, family, and coworkers.

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elementary OS is created and used by people from all around the World; help us make the experience even better by translating it into more languages.

Both elementary OS and our website are openly translated using an online platform called Weblate. Lær mer



Question & Answer

Stack Exchange is a Q&A website built around finding the best answers to common questions. Anyone can create an account to start asking and answering.


elementary provides basic documentation for both users and developers. All of our documentation is written in Markdown and hosted on GitHub, so submitting a change or a new section is a piece of cake.


Our website is built using HTML, CSS, PHP, and JavaScript. We're always looking for people experienced in those areas who would like to contribute and make it even better.


Our desktop environment and all its apps are built using Vala, GTK+, Granite, and a number of other open libraries. We host our desktop code on GitHub, a free service for open source projects. If you've never developed for elementary OS before, we recommend you check out our Getting Started guide. Lær mer

Report issues

Help out by tracking down issues and reporting them, or by clarifying and cleaning up existing issues. Lær mer

Fix issues

Contribute to elementary OS by fixing issues, improving functionality or by implementing new features. Lær mer

Create apps

Improve the overall elementary OS ecosystem by creating great apps. Lær mer


Our Design Team turns ideas into clear issue reports and deliverable assets. Before diving in, it's recommended to read about our design workflow. Lær mer