Free as in Freedom (2002)
Free as in Freedom: Richard Stallman's Crusade for Free Software
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Table of ContentsEdit
- Chapter 1: For Want of a Printer
- Chapter 2: 2001: A Hacker's Odyssey
- Chapter 3: A Portrait of the Hacker as a Young Man
- Chapter 4: Impeach God
- Chapter 5: Puddle of Freedom
- Chapter 6: The Emacs Commune
- Chapter 7: A Stark Moral Choice
- Chapter 8: St. Ignucius
- Chapter 9: The GNU General Public License
- Chapter 10: GNU/Linux
- Chapter 11: Open Source
- Chapter 12: A Brief Journey Through Hacker Hell
- Chapter 13: Continuing the Fight
- Epilogue: Crushing Loneliness
- Appendix A: Terminology
- Appendix B: Hack, Hackers, and Hacking
- Appendix C: The GNU Free Documentation License