Free software is simply software that respects our freedom — our freedom to learn and understand the software we are using. Free software is designed to free the user from restrictions put in place by proprietary software, and so using free software lets you join a global community of people who are making the political and ethical assertion of our rights to learn and to share what we learn with others.
Linux Symposium, an academic-style conference, is scheduled Nov. 18-21 in Ottawa, Canada.
Check out the events calendar to see other upcoming open source events and submit your own!
The Raspberry Pi has replaced the textbook at the State University of New York at Albany in the class, Information in the 21st Century. Find out how the Raspberry Pi is being used instead of a traditional textbook.
Twitter's open source manager Chris Aniszczyk talks to us about his favorite open source license, saying it's almost a trick question. He also shares his way of explaining open source to people not familiar with it.
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