Our Funraiser Fell Short – But Good Enough for Now

First of all, we’d like to thank the 49 contributors who generously contributed to our IndieGoGo fundraising campaign and to all who helped support and get the word out about our efforts. Special thanks go to Elizabeth K. Joseph, Todd Lewis and his incredible team at IT-oLogy and Ken Starks for supplying us with items […]

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Last Day of Our Fundraising Campaign – Please Contribute!

Two dollar bills.

Today is the last day of our IndieGoGo fundraising campaign, which we at first called our “May Pledge Drive” until we extended it into June. At somewhere about a second before midnight tonight, the fine folks at IndieGoGo will pull the plug on our campaign and quit taking contributions. In other words, if you haven’t […]

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May’s Top Ten

These are the ten most read articles on FOSS Force for the month of April, 2015.

1. Announcing the Birth of Hurd by Christine Hall. Published May 4, 2015. The GNU/Hurd operating system is finally becoming a working reality after 25 years.

2. The Day Linux Crashed by Larry Cafiero. Published May 20, 2015. Did […]

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Our Fundraiser Extended, New Perk & Some Deals

Well, maybe we can’t call it our May Pledge Drive any more. We’ve extended our IndieGoGo fundraising campaign, which was scheduled to end a week from tomorrow. The campaign will now remain active until Monday, June 15. We’re doing this, of course, in order to have a better shot at reaching our $6,000 goal. So […]

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May Pledge Drive: So Far, Much Money Raised but More Needed

Although an excellent article by Linux pundit Carla Shroder, spelling out what’s wrong with what often passes for journalism on the Internet and explaining why it’s important to support sites such as FOSS Force, gave us a much needed bump in contributions, we’re still well short of reaching our goal in our Indiegogo fundraising effort. […]

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Why Courtney Love Wants You to Support FOSS Force’s IndieGoGo Campaign

Carla Schroder

Life is funny. Investors line up to throw millions of dollars at the dumbest projects. “Entrepreneurs” launch startups with the objective of sucking up nice big piles of investor capital and then getting acquired. Building and running a business, and developing a product that people want, isn’t part of the plan. It’s a shell game […]

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