Paul Sutton

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Intro to Inkscape

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LibrePlanet 2023

This years Free Software Foundation conference is back in Boston as an in person conference, however talks will still be streamed online. It will run from March 18th to 19th, 2023.

LibrePlanet 2023

This years theme is Charting the course.

I have been helping with reviewing talks for the conference, so from this I know there is a really good range of interesting talks, workshops for the event.

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Charge : Latest Open Movie from Blender

This is the latest movie from the Blender Open Movie Project

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CyberSecurity part 25

Open Source vs Free Software

There seems to be confusion around the terms Free software and Open Source Software.

To briefly clarify this.

The primary difference is philosophy – The free software movement says we're here doing all this because proprietary software is unethical. Wrong. Unjust.

The open source movement says we're here doing all of this because we can get technically better software.

Free software

Free software, does not simply mean the software is free as in cost, it refers to Free as in Freedom and a free software license such as the GPL [2] grants a user 4 freedoms.

  • Freedom to use for any purpose
  • Freedom to study the software
  • Freedom to modify
  • Freedom to copy and share the software with others

The freesoftware movement is also therefore about philosophy.

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1 OpenSource.org 2 GNU.org

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LibrePlanet Videos 2022

Following another successful conference, the FSF have now published the videos of the talks in both video and audio only. These can be found here.

Free Software and Hardware

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Libreplanet 2022 Conference 2022 day 2

LibrePlanet 2022

19th & 20th March 2022

The theme for LibrePlanet 2022 is living liberation. All good stuff.

Reflections

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IRC CHANNELS

Connect to LiberaChat IRC either through your IRC client or via the web client and then join the following channels.

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#LibrePlanet,#Conference,#March2022,#LivingLiberation,#FreeSoftware

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Libreplanet 2022 Conference 2022 Starts today

LibrePlanet 2022

19th & 20th March 2022

The theme for LibrePlanet 2022 is living liberation. All good stuff.

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IRC CHANNELS

Connect to LiberaChat IRC either through your IRC client or via the web client and then join the following channels.

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#LibrePlanet,#Conference,#March2022,#LivingLiberation,#FreeSoftware

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Open Source in Science

This is an interesting podcast from Physics world on how free and open source software is used in Physics.

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#Physics,#FreeSoftware,#OpenSourceSoftware,#Research

Libreplanet 2022 Conference 2022

LibrePlanet 2022

19th & 20th March 2022

The theme for LibrePlanet 2022 is living liberation. All good stuff.

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#LibrePlanet,#Conference,#March2022,#LivingLiberation,#FreeSoftware

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I love free software day

I love fs image

February 14th is again the annual I love free software day a chance to celebrate free software.

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This year the fsfe are planning a gaming event with speakers and a chance to play some great games that are released under the gpl.

Game jam will take place on 14th of February 2022 at 18.00-20:00 CET

Please contact the fsfe for more info, you only need to register if you want to take part in the talks, you can still watch the talks and play the games.

Talks will be streamed and the interactive element of this will be via Big Blue Button.

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#Software,#Freedom,#FreeSoftware,#fsf,#fsfe