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Software freedom and its importance

What is software freedom?

Software freedom is a concept that refers to the freedom associated with softwares and file formats. Due to the rise of several organizations and campaigns, it has now turned into a global fight to spread awareness about free software and open standards. 164 more words

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Introduction to Free Software

Free software is that software which allows users to study, share, redistribute and modify its source code. Hence, it develops from the concept of freedom not price. 326 more words

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Software Freedom, Utility and Maintenance Time

Whilst many may long for a truly open source OS that meets all of their needs, the reality has always been that compromise has a role to play whenever it comes to picking your operating system. 139 more words

Articles

Free Software: it's about Freedom, not Freebies

Richard M Stallman, the father of the Free Software movement, presents a no-jargon exposition of the ills modern corporate software has brought: how it enslaves users, from eating at our wallets to potentially eroding our very human rights. 463 more words

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Secure Boot has arrived

The following is an exerpt from Secure Boot has arrived by Jesse Smith:

Secure Boot, in case you missed all the excitement earlier, is a technology which is supposed to protect computer users from malware by insuring only trusted software can boot on the machine.

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Computer Shop Can't Help? Here's Some Alternatives.

So, you’ve got a technological job you need done, but not sure about how to achieve it. Maybe

  • you want to create a website yourself, but not sure how to go about it…
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Free Software is a matter of liberty – not price. Think of “Free” as in “Free speech” not “free beer.”

Richard M Stallman, founder of the Free Software Foundation…

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