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34 Free Software Advocates Elected to European Parliament

Free Software Wins in European Elections

17.06.2014

Free software advocacy groups in Europe signed up 162 pro-free software candidates, 34 of whom were elected to the European Parliament.

The Linux-libre Project

Freeing the Linux Kernel

04.11.2013

The Linux kernel and its penguin mascot are widely viewed as the symbol of free and open source software. The truth, however, is that the Linux kernel is only partly free.

Replicant: The Struggle for Free Mobile

The Struggle for Free Mobile

26.08.2013

Most people are under the impression that Android is free software, so why the need for Replicant, a project that describes itself as a “fully free Android distribution”?

The One-Watt Server

Home Router as a Mini-Server

23.08.2013

Many devices now run Linux – but mostly as closed source firmware that you cannot access. We show how to use OpenWrt to free the TL-MR3020 router from its proprietary firmware and convert it into an all-around server for your home network.

Generating QR Codes in Linux

Creating and Reading QR Codes

02.07.2013

With the right tools, you can create your own QR code squares with information you want to share on a business card, in a letter, or on your website.

Until we no longer need lists

Off the Beat: Bruce Byfield's Blog

30.04.2013

Leaving out Linux

Off the Beat: Bruce Byfield's Blog

24.04.2013

I've signed to write an advanced book on LibreOffice

Off the Beat: Bruce Byfield's Blog

12.04.2013

The Dangers of a Post-License Era

Off the Beat: Bruce Byfield's Blog

10.04.2013

My last comment on "Linux" vs "GNU/Linux"

Off the Beat: Bruce Byfield's Blog

27.03.2013

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