Take Action
Items on this page for: Activists - Developers - Sysadmins - Webmasters - Translators.
For Free Software Activists…
Support current FSF campaigns
Please support the FSF campaigns, currently including: against DRM, Upgrade from Windows 8, PlayOGG, against software patents, OpenDocument, free BIOS, and against ACTA. The overall community site for the global movement for free software is LibrePlanet.
Help fight software patents
Please help end software patents worldwide. Please also support anti-software patent efforts in Europe specifically. Watch and share the movie Patent Absurdity.
Call on WIPO to change its name and mission
Please support this declaration calling on WIPO to change its name and mission.
Enhance the Free Software Directory
Contribute to the Free Software Directory: submit new packages, corrections to existing entries, and helping with maintenance.
Start a GNU/Linux User Group in your area, and send us your group's information
For more information: GNU Users Groups.
For Software Developers…
Contribute to high priority free software projects
As listed on the FSF's high-priority projects web page.
Contribute to GNUstep
Please contribute as a user and developer to GNUstep, a free object-oriented framework for application development, and help it achieve the status of a complete and featured desktop environment.
Take over an unmaintained GNU package
These GNU packages are looking for a maintainer: cfengine, freedink, freetalk, halifax, mcron, quickthreads. And these packages are looking for co-maintainers: aspell, bison, gnuae, gettext, gnubik, metaexchange, powerguru, xboard. See the package web pages for specific information, and this general information about GNU packages and maintenance, and then email if you have time and interest in taking over one of these projects.
Contribute to the development of a GNU package
See “help wanted” requests from the maintainers of many packages.
Make your program a GNU package
To make your free software package part of the GNU System, see this information on starting your application.
For System Administrators…
Help with administration of Savannah
Help maintain the free software hosting site sponsored by GNU: more information.
For Webmasters…
Join the GNU webmasters team
More information.
For Translators…
Join a GNU translation team
Help maintain and update translations of more information.
Finally, the separate page How You Can Help the GNU Project has more details and additional items.
Action items for: Activists - Developers - Sysadmins - Webmasters - Translators.
“The Free Software Foundation (FSF) is a nonprofit with a worldwide mission to promote computer user freedom. We defend the rights of all software users.”
Please send general FSF & GNU inquiries to <>. There are also other ways to contact the FSF. Broken links and other corrections or suggestions can be sent to <>.
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