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by Matt Lee Contributions Published on Aug 11, 2010 11:59 AM
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Blog Entry GNU/Linux flag at the top of the Americas by libby — last modified May 30, 2013 03:01 PM
GNU/Linux enthusiast Sebastian Satke has taken GNU/Linux to new heights -- literally. He summited Aconcagua, the highest mountain in the Americas, with a GNU/Linux flag in tow.
Blog Entry Friday Free Software Directory IRC meetup: May 31st by Joshua Gay — last modified Jun 25, 2013 05:46 PM
Blog Entry Troff document Take action for free JavaScript by Zak Rogoff — last modified Jun 26, 2013 01:22 PM
Choosing to run free software on your computer is a powerful statement. Unfortunately, regardless of what you have installed on your desktop or laptop, you are almost certainly running hundreds of nonfree programs as you surf the Web. Web sites often use programs written in JavaScript to expand the capabilities of HTML, adding menus, buttons, text editors, music players, and many other features. Browsers come configured to download and run the JavaScript without ever making the user aware of it. Contrary to popular perception, almost no JavaScript runs "on the Web site" -- it runs locally on users' computers when they visit a site.
Blog Entry Single-board computers and software freedom by libby — last modified May 23, 2013 03:56 PM
Single-board computers (SBCs) are computers delivered as one circuit board that are powerful enough to run a real operating system. SBCs are typically inexpensive and versatile, making them an exciting tool for a wide range of applications, from education to scientific research. But there's a problem; all of the SBCs currently available have major flaws -- hardware that doesn't work without running a nonfree program.
Blog Entry GNU/Linux chosen as operating system of the International Space Station by Zak Rogoff — last modified Sep 05, 2013 03:17 PM
This is a wise choice for the space station, and a high-profile victory for software freedom. It brings good publicity for free software, demonstrating its respected position in the world of science and technology.
Blog Entry GNU Hackers Meeting 2013: August 22-25 in Paris, France by guest blogger Luca Saiu — last modified May 21, 2013 05:44 PM
We are happy to announce the seventh GNU Hackers Meeting, which will take place from August 22 to August 25 2013 in Paris, France.
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