The new Kali [GNU/]Linux is released with an amazing feature named Undercover. For many hackers, being spotted with the dragon background of the distribution was a problem. Many hackers like to work in public places like cafes etc. but there was a risk of being spotted by people who are also familiar with the distro. […]
Mark E. Jeftovic wrote a note about switching to LibreOffice and leaving Microsoft Office named Bye Bye Microsoft Office. Hello LibreOffice. I believe it’s worth reading.
Recently, a lot of people are talking about secure messengers like Signal. I, personally, like Signal messenger. The idea is very great and this is what we need as our primary daily communication tool, if we set encrypted email aside. But the thing is having a mobile phone with cellular data or Wi-Fi on is […]
The Janayugom newspaper becomes the first newspaper in the world to use 100% free software for news publishing. Janayugom, the South Indian daily newspaper, has migrated all its infrastructure to free software, using Scribus for layout, Kubuntu as the operating system, and KDE Plasma for the desktop.
There’s some privacy-focused free (libre) services that help people be secure and able to communicate and browse/surf safely and free. It’s a shame that we don’t have a giant tech company that respects users and treat them the way they should. Of course paying these services and making donations is one way to support them, […]
We the free software activists always believe that people should “choose” free software. Free software never should be forced to people. We don’t force people to use free software just like we don’t cut our relationship with them; we just feel sorry that they don’t respect their freedom and security much enough. Not all of […]
When I explain differences of free software and open source, I mention how free software focuses on freedom of users not on the source code. One of the things I have to answer after my explanation is how free software cares for freedom of users and why we care about copyleft licenses and free culture.
The GNOME foundation is raising funds to fight against a patent troll and invalidate their patent. They could simply pay the money that patent troll asked for, but they’re fighting to stop these trolls. This is not only about GNOME or paying money, it’s about how we should stand against such bullies and trolls. Free […]
Lot of people call the GNU/Linux operating system, Linux. While most of the work is done by the GNU project and the operating system we sue is the GNU operating system, most people even never heard of it. Most of the times I explain to people differences between GNU operating system and the Linux kernel. […]
Choosing proprietary tools and services for your free software project ultimately sends a message to downstream developers and users of your project that freedom of all users, developers included, is not a priority. Matt Lee