# FLOSS

## Free / Libré & Open-Source Software

This sub is about software and should not be confused with other uses of "open-source".

• Free of charge software

• Libré software grants

freedoms and rights

• Open-Source software is

openly developed

• Wikipedia: FOSS

• Wikipedia: Gratis versus libre

= free stuff vs freedom

• Wikipedia: Open source

= an article I started

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