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Automatic transcription
by Matt Lee published Mar 02, 2012 — filed under:
We need software capable of automatically transcribing recordings. YouTube is beginning to offer this service, but this is a kind of computing that we should be doing on our own systems with free software.
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Coreboot, the campaign for a free BIOS
by Matt Lee published Mar 02, 2012 last modified Feb 15, 2013 05:51 PM — filed under:
Coreboot is a free software project aimed at replacing the proprietary BIOS (firmware) you can find in most of today's computers.
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Free Google Earth Replacement
by Matt Lee published Mar 02, 2012 last modified Mar 04, 2013 02:18 PM — filed under:
Google Earth is a proprietary software program for visualizing and annotating map data. We need a free software version of this client.
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Free software drivers for network routers
by Matt Lee published Mar 02, 2012 last modified Nov 19, 2013 12:10 PM — filed under:
Free software projects such as OrangeMesh make it easy for users to turn their network routers into mesh network access points. However, there is no way of running OrangeMesh at this time without the use of proprietary software.
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Free software replacement for Oracle Forms
by Matt Lee published Mar 02, 2012 — filed under:
We need a compatible free software replacement for Oracle Forms that works with free SQL databases. This software would allow people currently using the proprietary Oracle DB to more easily migrate to a free software database system, without having to rewrite all of their user-interface applications.
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Free software replacement for Skype
by Matt Lee published Mar 02, 2012 last modified Dec 12, 2014 10:26 AM — filed under:
Skype is a proprietary Voice-over-IP program that uses a proprietary protocol. Skype is seducing free software users into using proprietary software, often two users at a time. Using proprietary phone software means that we can't be sure who is listening in, because we can't see the code.
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Free software video editing software
by Matt Lee published Mar 02, 2012 — filed under:
Many users are seduced into using proprietary software for video editing because they are unable to achieve the effects they want using the current state of the art in free software video editing and production software.
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Gnash, the free software Flash player
by Matt Lee published Mar 02, 2012 — filed under:
Gnash is a GNU program to play Flash movies. Flash is an animation and multimedia file format from Adobe. Gnash is based on GameSWF, and supports most Flash (SWF) version 7 as well as some of versions 8 and 9.
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GNU Octave, free software Matlab replacement
by Matt Lee published Mar 02, 2012 last modified Sep 20, 2014 11:15 AM — filed under:
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Help GNU/Linux distributions be committed to freedom
by Matt Lee published Mar 02, 2012 — filed under:
Projects like Trisquel and gNewSense are dedicated to distributing a complete GNU/Linux operating system that contains only free software. They are two of a list of high-quality distributions that modify Debian and Ubuntu to create a complete free operating system without any binary-only blobs or package trees that contain proprietary software.
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