This week’s episode of Destination Linux, we’re going to be discussing the phrase of “Free As In Freedom, Not Free As In Beer”. Is it okay for developers to charge for their work? Then we’re going to take a look at a new partnership Canonical has with Vodafone. Plus we’ve also got our famous tips, tricks and software picks. All of this and so much more this week on Destination Linux. So whether you’re brand new to Linux and open source or a guru of sudo. This is the podcast for you.
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- 00:00 = Welcome to DL 268
- 00:47 = Community Feedback: Firefox Issues discussed on DL 247
- 09:14 = Firefox Container Tabs!
- 09:47 = How to send in feedback to the show
- 10:08 = Ryan throws back to last week for Michael’s editing notes
- 11:02 = DigitalOcean: App Platform ( https://do.co/tux2022 )
- 12:58 = Discussion: Funding & Contributing to Open Source Software
- 13:07 = “Free as in Freedom Not Free as in Beer”
- 13:54 = Should developers charge for their Open Source software?
- 15:50 = Contributing doesn’t have to include money
- 18:01 = Misconception: “It’s not Open Source if they charge you for it”
- 20:03 = elementary OS “Pay What You Want” Approach
- 22:56 = Is it nagware to repeatedly ask you to buy it or is it just helpful reminders?
- 24:59 = Adding value while respecting the goal of closing the Digital Divide
- 25:54 = Michael’s tangent about not liking the term “Free Software”
- 28:56 = Term Suggestions such as Libre Software
- 31:14 = Quotes from the GNU project about this subject
- 32:00 = DL Patrons help us promote the DLNStore.com
- 32:16 = Discussion Summary
- 34:12 = Bitwarden Password Manager ( https://bitwarden.com/dln )
- 35:48 = News: Canonical’s Anbox Cloud Phone and Vodafone
- 42:51 = Waydroid project
- 44:06 = What if these Anbox Cloud instances got breached?
- 45:58 = The Technologist’s Paradox
- 46:38 = Gaming: Apex Legends on Linux via Steam Proton (video on Steam Deck)
- 52:05 = Software Spotlight: File Shredder
- 55:22 = Tip of the Week: Make it easier to manage your wireless printers
- 58:43 = Linux Events: Virtual and In-Person
- 59:26 = Outro