Linked by ddc_ on Thu 2nd Feb 2012 23:22 UTC
Slackware, Slax There are different reasons people use Unix-like operating systems, including configurable, availability free of charge, powerful command line interface an many more. Some people are motivated by the moral issue: they reject non-free software. Specifically for such users Free Software Foundation developed Guidelines for Free System Distributions and created the list of absolutely free ("as in freedom") distributions. In this article we are going to look at the most recent entry on the list - Parabola GNU/Linux.
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RE: Rant
by Risthel on Fri 3rd Feb 2012 10:04 UTC in reply to "Rant"
Risthel
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2010-12-22

>>>> Why should the product of months (sometimes years) of hard
>>>> graft not be allowed to be sold for profit?

You think you don't know what is Free Software mate...
http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/selling.html

"...Many people believe that the spirit of the GNU Project is that you should not charge money for distributing copies of software, or that you should charge as little as possible — just enough to cover the cost. This is a misunderstanding...."

"...Distributing free software is an opportunity to raise funds for development. Don't waste it!..."

It's not about allowing or not to be SOLD for profit. It's about having or not a copy of the source code with the binaries. That's all.

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