Top 10 Free Software Daily stories this week!

Top 10 Free Software Daily stories this week!


Sun, 2007-09-16 17:41 -- admin

You get the best free software news at FSDaily... because YOU decide what's important. Here are the top 10 FSDaily stories from the last week as voted by the members. Don't like 'em? Think something's missing? Want to know more? Head to FSDaily and get voting!

Top 10 stories:

My first Linux virus?— Wandering around my Linux filesystem I found a weird directory in /home …Ok, I thought, I didn’t create that. If it’s a virus, it’s the most stupid virus in existence, but, we never know… read more...

IBM dives into OpenOffice.org development— IBM joins forces with OpenOffice.org to contribute code and resources starting with the iAccessible2 accessibility tool. read more...

Brother is now developing drivers for Linux distros— Brother is now developing drivers which are designed to work on Linux distributions, Redhat, Mandriva(Mandrake), SuSE, Debian and FedoraCore. read more...

What do you plan to do on the Software Freedom Day(Sep 15th)?— September 15, 2007 is going to be celebrated the world over as Software Freedom Day(SFD). read more...

Stallman: If you want freedom don't follow Linus Torvalds— Interview with Richard Stallman about various topics; about the difference between the free software movement and open source, why Stallman rejects the term "intellectual property", read more...

Retailer Refuses Hardware Repair Due To Linux— Today I visited PC World (London, UK) because my 5-month-old laptop has developed a manufacturing fault: the hinge to the display has started to crack the plastic casing. read more...

Three steps to a full Windows-to-Linux migration— So you're switching from Windows to Linux? Great. read more...

Free as in Freedom: The Free Software Foundation— "Ever since we interviewed John Sullivan, Campaigns Manager for The Free Software Foundation in Boston, our heads have been spinning with the possibilities that ‘Free as in Freedom’ Software holds..." read more...

Rural Ugandans bank on OSS-built system— East African cellphone company, Simba Telecoms last week introduced an innovative local money transfer service in Uganda. read more...

AMD: GPU Specifications Without NDAs!— This morning at the X Developer Summit in the United Kingdom, Matthew Tippett and John Bridgman of AMD have announced that they will be releasing their ATI GPU specifications without any Non-Disclosure Agreements needed by the developers! read more...

Thanks to C733tus, geekyBodhi, dave, bartimaeus, afk, mark, extra, can.axis, leo, and spikeb for these stories!

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