About Free/OpenSource software
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Tuesday, 05 June 2007 16:14
About GNU/Linux/Free or OpenSource Softwares
Do you know what GNU/Linux or Free Software is ?
"Free software" is a category of softwares distributed under licenses that matches rules specified by the Free Software Foundation.
Linux is the most chosen operating system in the world, and thanks to GNU softwares, it allows you to run freely almost any computer.
Aside the very important computer user rights
question, security and privacy protection aspects, Free or OpenSource softwares, including GNU/Linux operating system, are more reliable, more numerous, more adequate, more secured and more efficient than softwares developed following other rules. And, aside of that,
Free/OpenSource softwares are (generally) available free of charge !
Do you know the world's favourite chosen web browser ? It's Mozilla/Firefox
(download it freely now !)
Do you know the most used office suite able to process the ISO format "OpenDocument" ?
It's OpenOffice (Download it freely now !)
Do you know the software that runs the majority of web sites in the world ?
It's Apache (Download it freely now !)
There are 1000+ times more Free/OpenSource softwares than what you could find on any vendor catalog ! But as there is no ad's for those products, you must know how and where to find them !
LiLux is the place in Luxembourg where to meet other (long-term/professionals/highly skilled or newbies) Free/OpenSource/GNU/Linux users, ask questions, learn what tools are available that match your needs, get assistance.
LiLux also organise conferences, presentations and events around Free/OpenSource softwares and offers a forum-based assistance system for newbies.
Come to US ! Free admittance for the first participation !
For any question, and for informations about the next LiLux events, please call +352-20.333.222-99
You wish deeper information ?
- Linux Here we present Linux, the success story of Linus Torvalds, his Unix-like kernel
- Free Software Foundation (Europe) is a European non-profit organisation promoting basic freedoms of computer users, and GNU/Linux based systems.
- Open Source Initiative (OSI) is a non-profit corporation formed to educate about and advocate for the benefits of open source and to build bridges among different constituencies in the open-source community.
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