Top 10 Free Software Daily stories this week!

Top 10 Free Software Daily stories this week!


Sat, 2007-09-29 17:25 -- 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:

  1. Windows should not come pre-installed on computers—Computers in the European Union should be sold without a bundled operating system, according to this submission to the European Commission. Read more...

  2. The 7 Most Influential GNU/Linux Distributions—GNU/Linux offers a bewildering variety of flavors -- or distributions, as they're called. Here are the top seven. Read more...

  3. Musopen: the free music site—This site takes music that is in the public domain, meaning a work that belongs to the community, and has it recorded by individuals and college/community orchestras throughout the United States and stored online so it can be accessed for free. Read more...

  4. On the Front Lines with Richard Stallman—RMS: "I can’t foretell the future because it depends on you, and on your readers. The more users come to value freedom, and think as citizens, the more they will insist on freedom-respecting software..." Read more...

  5. OpenOffice.org Free Software Proves a Success at WalMart—Delegates gathered in Barcelona, Spain for the OpenOffice.org Annual Conference heard how their software has proved a hit with a whole new market segment in the US. Read more...

  6. The GNU Manifesto by Richard M. Stallman - Free eBook—Written by Richard Stallman in 1985. Genuine Free Software history. Courtesy of Free Library specialists: Manybooks. Read more...

  7. Building a community around your open source project—How can the open source development model best be leveraged to take advantage of community feedback, ideas, and testing, and ultimately gather code contributions? Read more...

  8. GNU Herds: The Job Site With a Free Software Focus— People interested in offering and seeking jobs specifically related to Free Software might find the GNU Herds project interesting... Read more...

  9. Linux Education in America: Inspiration from Russia?—The reason that the Russian announcement is funny boils down to the perception over the years that Russia equates to totalitarianism, whilst here in America we're all about Freedom and innovation. Read more...

Tied for 10th

Move your home directory to its own partition—Excellent advice for ALL GNU/Linux users. Read more...

Linux Adoption World Map!— This map is tracking news articles of governments and businesses converting to Linux. Everyone is free to add/edit on this list. Read more...

Thanks to JRepin, greengrass, peacemaker, can.axis, leo, lozz, C733tus, dcparris, bluecheese, and missgeek for these stories!

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