The Free Software Foundation (FSF) has just released in tandem the second edition of its president and founder Richard Stallman's selected essays, Free Software, Free Society, and his semi-autobiography, Free as in Freedom: Richard Stallman and the Free Software Revolution.
Jono Bacon, Ubuntu’s Community Manager, had to apologize to Richard Stallman, founder and president of the Free Software Foundation, after a rather harsh blog post.Richard Stallman is not a friend of Canonical. He criticized the company and their operating system, Ubuntu, in the past. Recently he had some pretty po... (read more)
Free software leader Richard Stallman claims Ubuntu amounts to spyware with Amazon search integrated into the “dash” of its Unity interface. He is calling for developers to shun the open-source operating system.
Canonical is the company behind Ubuntu. Stallman says the advertising search results amount to surveillance and argues that personal data is on Canonical’s servers.
In a recent post on the Free Software Foundation blog, Richard Stallman has called upon Linux advocates to reject Ubuntu, claiming the Amazon search integration in the Ubuntu 12.10 contains dangerous
The creator of the GNU Project accuses Canonical for including a search feature in the latest version that sends packets to Canonical's own servers without al
In response to Valve’s intent to release Linux games via Steam, Richard Stallman posted Nonfree DRM’d Games on GNU/Linux: Good or Bad?. Stallman predicts that “the direct good effect will be bigger than the direct harm” but that it will “augment [the] effect of … teach[ing] users that the point is not freedom.”
Non c’è dubbio che Valve porterà nell’immediato futuro una discreta visibilità al mondo Linux, soprattutto dopo le dichiarazioni del suo co-fondatore Gabe Newell. Ma volenti o nolenti, si tratta pur sempre di software proprietario, che non giova all’ideale del software libero.