Category Archives: Free and Open Source Software

Open source, free, and freely available software

At the End of the Day

(Note: This was originally written in August, 2008.) The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.  They always have.  They always will.  Two examples spring to my mind, one real, one not.  The first is the fictional one: Remember … Continue reading

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Music: Free as a Bird

What do you mean when you say the word, “Free?” In software, we have two meanings, one is expressed as “free as in beer” and the other is “free as in speech.” This applies to music as well. There is … Continue reading

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Free and Open Source Software (Why Pay for Less?)

Anyone who has spent much time with me knows that I am passionate about open source software. Sometimes it’s called FOSS, F/OSS, FLOSS, OSS, or other terms. FLOSS is “Free/Libre Open Source Software.” From that, it’s pretty easy to figure … Continue reading

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