A National Level Workshop on The Power of Open Source Technologies is conducted on the 19th of October 2022. Open source software is a code that is designed to be publicly accessible - anyone can see, modify, and distribute the code as they see fit. Open source needs to be considered as a public good bringing huge societal benefits. Today open source has changed the face of technology and is growing exponentially. Open source softwares are discussed and an insight of Red Hat Linux Operating System is provided.