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Jitsi - open-source alternative to Zoom video conferencing
submitted 27 days ago by JasonCarswell from self.FLOSS
Linux Lite 5.0 Released With UEFI Support & Other Major Improvements
submitted 1 month ago by dissent from itsfoss.com
FarmBot: open source backyard robot for a fully automated garden (31:43) ~ Kirsten Dirksen, 2016-09-25
submitted 2 months ago by JasonCarswell from youtube.com
Performance-Focused LibreOffice 6.4 is Available for Download | The Document Foundation Blog
submitted 6 months ago by DeWhoDeWho from blog.documentfoundation.org
[Repost] FSFE welcomes CDU decision to make Free Software mandatory
submitted 8 months ago by JasonCarswell from fsfe.org
Not LibreOffice too? Beloved open-source suite latest to fall victim to the curse of Catalina
submitted 9 months ago by Mnemonic from theregister.co.uk
GNOME files defense against patent troll
submitted 9 months ago by Mnemonic from gnome.org
How to support open-source software and stay sane
submitted 1 year ago by Mnemonic from nature.com
25th Anniversary of FreeDOS -- with Jim Hall! ~ Bryan Lunduke (46:33)
submitted 1 year ago by JasonCarswell from youtube.com
Is Free Software digital Communism? ~ Bryan Lunduke (9:20)
CERN Ditches Microsoft to 'Take Back Control' With Open Source Software - Slashdot
submitted 1 year ago by Mnemonic from news.slashdot.org
Is Telemetry evil... even in Open Source? ~ Bryan Lunduke
What software thingy would I do with a billion dollars? ~ Bryan Lunduke
Should macOS and iOS be Open Source? ~ Bryan Lunduke
How DRM has permitted Google to have an "open source" browser that is still under its exclusive control
submitted 1 year ago by happysmash27 from boingboing.net
Does going Full Stallman isolate a person? ~ Bryan Lunduke
We Need to Save What Made Linux and FOSS Possible
submitted 1 year ago by Mnemonic from linuxjournal.com
Should strong A.I. source code be opened? ~ Bryan Lunduke
WireGuard - a FLOSS application and communication protocol that implements virtual private network (VPN) techniques to create secure point-to-point connections in routed or bridged configurations, run as a module in the Linux kernel aiming to beat IPsec and OpenVPN tunneling protocol performances.
submitted 1 year ago by JasonCarswell from en.wikipedia.org
14 Best Free And Open Source Software For Windows 10 Every User Must Know In 2018 ~ Aditya Tiwari, 2018-01-12 - [ The must-have fundamentals for FLOSS newbies. Nothing new or unique for experienced users. ]
submitted 1 year ago by JasonCarswell from fossbytes.com
Switching family members to Free Software and Linux? ~ Bryan Lunduke
MiniWin | Open source embedded window manager - for small embedded systems with a touch screen.
submitted 1 year ago by JasonCarswell from miniwinwm.wixsite.com
Dystopian Hypothetical: Free Software outlawed. Join the resistance or keep family safe? ~ Bryan Lunduke
Best Free Window Manager/Resizer/Arranger List - [ I don't know if any of these software are FLOSS, which is why I want to migrate to Mint, but meanwhile I need a descent Win7Manager, so recommendations welcome. ]
submitted 1 year ago by JasonCarswell from techsupportalert.com
Does Open Source take away Closed Source jobs? ~ Bryan Lunduke
GNU Project - a free-software, mass-collaboration project, started by Richard Stallman in 1983, aiming to give users freedom and control over their computers and devices, by collaboratively developing and providing software based on freedom-rights.
Free and open-source software (FOSS) is both free and open-source unlike proprietary software, and anyone is freely licensed to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
Gratis versus libre (no cost vs no restriction, or free stuff vs freedom)
Open source - a term for a product with permission to use its source code, design documents, or content, most commonly referring the model, where software or other products are released under a license. Originating with software, it has expanded to cover other open content and collaboration.