Bringing Free Software To a Street Near You
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September 15 '12 at 01:00 PM
By Soulskill from
Slashdot's first-hit-is-free-but-so-are-all-the-others department
"It's that time of year again; the nights are drawing in, the leaves are beginning to turn, and literally
hundreds of teams
of dedicated F/OSS enthusiasts from around the world are preparing to hit the streets in celebration of
Software Freedom Day 2012
. In an effort to increase awareness of free and open source software among the general public, SFD teams will be standing around town centers and shopping malls, holding talks at schools and universities, giving demonstrations and handing out GNU/Linux and FOSS collections for Windows on CD. With money being tight and paranoia about malware and viruses at an all-time high, the time is right to help consumers switch to the myriad of quality open source applications available. If you would like to check for an SFD team in your area and consider attending, be it to help out or simply learn more about free software for yourself, there's an
to help you find your way."
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