Category Archives: Freedom

Great students, great work done!

During 2 months a couple of students aged between 13 and 17 have been helping to solve KDE tasks during the Google Code-In contest. As last year I did mentor a few of them, 19 to be precise. To …

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Compiling Amarok from git locally – full summary updated

/* */ Last update: November 13, 2013 As we have more and more questions for support on how to install Amarok 2.x from GIT, I thought I might make another synopsis on how to install a local build. Apparently …

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User behaviour in the open and closed source world, and why I use Free Software

Funny how people behave sometimes:

I remember from the times I was still in the Closed Source user fraction, I sometimes send bug reports and/or wishes which were simply ignored, as I was a insignificant small user, not investing much …

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Software Freedom Day in Switzerland? Call for action!

I hope all Swiss fellows read this message: I would like to make September 16th a very special day. Since there are quite many of us it should be possible to organise a great event. I already made a …

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Fête du Libre – Geneva

Sitting in an internet café in Geneva where the GULL – Groupe Utilisateurs Linux Léman – organises the Freedom Day: la Fête du Libre! I’m going to speak about the FSFE, the Fellowship programm and how to help and …

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Wilhelm Tux in February

The last weeks were terrific: 18.-19.2. Wilhelm Tux @ LOTS! in Berne (CH) 20.-22.2. with comunica-ch at WSIS PrepCom2 in Geneva (CH) 25.-28.2. Wilhelm Tux travelled by car to attend FOSDEM in Brussels (B) these were heavy weeks besides …

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