Eben Moglen leaving the FSF

Eben Moglen, the Free Software Foundation's top lawyer and the guy who oversees the writing of the legal code of the GNU General Public Licence and other GNU licences, has announced on his blog that he is leaving the FSF:

The release of Discussion Draft 3 has been greeted as warmly as I dared hope: all the recorded outrage has been emitted by Microsoft or its surrogates, which is ...

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Finding that one program from Windows for Linux

Has there ever been a time when you were using Linux, BSD, or just wanted an open-source version of the program you were using, but could not find one? I know I have.

Recommended to me was the site osalt.com. It is a directory of both open source programs and proprietary programs - with alternatives for the closed.

Naturally, I searched for Photoshop - and the results brought up The Gimp ...

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Feisty Fawn and media formats

In case you haven't heard, the new version of Ubuntu, 7.04 Feisty Fawn is out. One of the new features Jacob told us about in his introduction was a new codec download feature. He explains it well, so I'll reiterate that here:

Another addition, and the best in my opinion, is the option to automatically install the required codecs for a video file when you try to ...

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