Learn

Soon this page will be abrim with resources and links about Linux, and the Open Source philosophy. Here is a little taste…

Links

www.getgnulinux.org
This is a great introductory site that focuses on comparing Linux and the Open Source movement to its alternatives.

Not ready to give up Windows or Mac?
If you’d like to try out some Free and Open Source software without going whole hog and installing Linux, that’s OK.  You can try some great open source software on your current operating system.

OpenOffice.org
A complete suite of office software. Compatible with Microsoft Office file formats.

Mozilla Firefox
An Open Source Web browser that is secure and reliable.  Add-ons and extensions make it extremely customizable.

Once you become familiar with these applications switching to Linux will seem much less daunting.

Multimedia

Eben Moglen Speech [mp3 | ogg]
This is an episode of the Software Freedom Law Show – sounds like a barrel of laughs, I know, but this speech is amazing.  Mr. Moglen characterizes copyright and patent laws as antiquated and unrealistic in today’s digital world.

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