Is it time for the Free Software Foundation to consider some new directions for the free software movement in the post-Stallman era?
Posts published by “Bruce Byfield”
Bruce Byfield has been involved in FOSS since 1999. He has published more than 2000 articles, and is the writer of "Designing with LibreOffice," which is available as a free download here.
Although the consensus seems to be that it was time for the founder of the GNU project and the Free Software movement to step down, we shouldn't forget his many contributions aimed at keeping tech free.
Since the demise of Geek Feminism and the Ada Initiative, who's supporting efforts to progress women's rights in the open source community?
As open source hardware becomes a real thing, companies work to redesign the keyboard from the ground up using open designs.
Although changes made to Linux desktop environments over the last decade have given innovation a bad name, some, like KDE's Activities, show promise.
The user revolts against KDE 4, GNOME 3, and Unity have left desktop Linux developers with a fear of innovation, exactly when that's what's needed.
Eight years after the Gnome 2 desktop was replaced by Gnome 3, the older desktop environment remains one of the most used interfaces on desktop Linux.
From the open source RISC-V processor and Open Compute Project server designs to prosthetics and other items made with 3D printers, open source hardware is here to stay.
Making the effort to learn to use the powerful style tools in LibreOffice Writer will save you time in the long run, while freeing you up to concentrate on your writing.
The debate about whether KDE or GNOME is the better desktop environment for desktop Linux has been going on since before beginning of the 21st century. As with everything else in open source, it's really all just a matter of choice and what works better for you.