"Today the new website for www.archhurd.org was made live; matching designs for the other subdomains (bbs, wiki, aur, bugs, lists, and projects) will be created over the next couple of weeks or months..."Read more »
«Hurd having been in development for so long, but still not production-ready; and with Linux as a mature free kernel being firmly established as the de-facto standard kernel for the GNU system -- people often wonder: why haven't developers abandoned the Hurd long ago?Read more »
"...The free software movement is primarily concerned with building and defending software freedom—the freedom to run, share, and modify published computer software. This is an ethical consideration borne out of considering how we ought to treat one another using computers and software [...] Calling attention to the name "GNU" helps draw attention to the cause of freedom and cooperation..."Read more »
"The GNU Volunteer Coordinators can assist you if you wish to help the GNU Project. They will be able to put you in touch with other people interested in or working on similar projects. When you have selected a task from our task lists, please let them know you're interested in working onRead more »
"...When Raymond compare our community's industry to Gandhi's campaign for the self-rule of India from British course of action [...] he implicitly acknowledges that this is a issue of culmination a system of dominion -- a social system to be precise with integrity untrue. That is what we in the free-software movement have be proverb since 1984..."Read more »
«...That statement packages several questionable assumptions:
1. That the only motive for developing free software is ideological.
2. That innovation in software requires a lot of funding.
3. That the only way to fund software research is through proprietary software.
4. That innovation is more important than freedom.Read more »
"Troy, NY. Darrin Communications Center, room 308, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Richard Stallman will speak about the Free Software Movement, which campaigns for freedom so that computer users can cooperate to control their own computing activities. The Free Software Movement developed the GNU operating system, often erroneously referred to as Linux, specifically to establish these freedoms.Read more »
"...The Tridgell effect is what happens in the development community as the result of developers who are motivated by primarily by freedom. It might be summarized by the phrase: ..."Read more »
"...On this page we list user groups that are centered on variations of the GNU operating system [...] We also do not list groups which focus on ‘open source’, since we are not part of the open source movement, but rather theRead more »
"...copyleft is a tool designed to spread freedom in software, at any cost. The FSF, which wrote the GNU and Affero licenses, has the goal to make all software free as in freedom. Companies are ‘free’ to join the revolution, or to look somewhere else for their needs.Read more »
"...Twenty-five years ago on September 27, 1983, I announced a plan to create a completely free operating system called GNU —- for 'GNU is not Unix' -- there are many ways you can help GNU and free software. One basic way is to join the Free Software Foundation as an Associate Member. -- Richard Stallman ..."Read more »
"sed is a stream editor. A stream editor is used to perform basic text transformations on an input stream (a file or input from a pipeline). While in some ways similar to an editor which permits scripted edits (such as ed), sed works by making only one pass over the input(s), and is consequently more efficient.Read more »
"Many computer users run a modified version of the GNU system every day, without realizing it. Through a peculiar turn of events, the version of GNU which is widely used today is often called “Linux”, and many of its users are not aware that it is basically the GNU system, developed by the GNU Project..."Read more »
"The GNU Coding Standards were written by Richard Stallman and other GNU Project volunteers. Their purpose is to make the GNU system clean, consistent, and easy to install. This document can also be read as a guide to writing portable, robust and reliable programs.Read more »