Free software is a matter of liberty, not price.
Think of “free” as in “free speech”, not as in “free beer”. Free software is a matter of the users' freedom to run, copy, distribute, study, change and improve the software.
BECOME A FSD VOLUNTEER
- Would you like to submit a new entry?
- Or are you eager to join a team of other community members to help maintain, grow, and rebuild the Free Software Directory?
- Have you found a bug or an entry that needs to be updated?
If so, visit our Participate page
, and review the submission requirements
to find out how you can get started today. Also make sure to join the directory-discuss
mailing list to keep up on discussions or send in any questions you have about the directory.
Our day and time is right now: Saturday 08:48 EDT —— 7 days until next meeting
Run this terminal program in a GNU/Linux system terminal to see the meeting start time in your time zone:
$ date --date='TZ="America/New_York" 12:00 this Fri'
Regardless of the topic
, administrators will verify and approve new software proposed by users, correct existing pages and provide technical assistance publicly in the channel. All users are welcome
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MORE ABOUT THE DIRECTORY
The Free Software Directory
, or simply Directory
) is a project of the Free Software Foundation (FSF)
. We catalog useful free software
that runs under free GNU-like systems, not limited to the GNU
operating system and its GNU/Linux variants. Many of those programs also runs on proprietary operating systems which can be used to replace nonfree software
The FSD is made thanks to user contributions and our stack
that consists of MediaWiki
, Debian package repository data, and more. Licenses are verified for each and every program listed in this directory.