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How Free Software Got Its Fonts

A History of Open Source Fonts


With the advent of free software for non-programmers, users ran into a licensing dilemma in a world of proprietary fonts.

Crowd Supply Boosts Open Hardware

Crowd Supply


A small crowdfunding site is helping to boost the growth of open hardware businesses.

The League of Moveable Type

Open Source Fonts


The Free Font Movement is transforming free software, one character at a time.

SERVICE: Silos and Platforms free

LibreOffice and OpenOffice: comparing the community health

Off the Beat: Bruce Byfield's Blog


The Funding Dilemma

21.10.2014 aims to solve some of the problems facing free software funding by linking the amount of an individual pledge to the number of donors willing to share the financial commitment.

Free equivalents for standard proprietary fonts

Off the Beat: Bruce Byfield's Blog


Lennart Poettering and the cause of civility

Off the Beat: Bruce Byfield's Blog


LibreOffice, OpenOffice, and rumors of unification

Off the Beat: Bruce Byfield's Blog


The thankless jobs of community managers

Off the Beat: Bruce Byfield's Blog


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