Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Mark Shuttleworth Develops New Way to Distribute OSS

Filed under
Ubuntu

Just when I was sure that I had seen just about every sort of means of distributing open source software, the concept of the Freedom Toaster rolled into my inbox. Based on the idea that open source software should be made readily available to those in need, the distribution center/kiosks from Mark Shuttleworth and the Freedom Toaster team are here with another innovative product in the market.

Mainly only seen in parts of Africa, some have said that the concept could be making its way overseas. Perhaps even here in the States, where Windows rules as the dominating OS.

Considering that the nature of the Freedom Toaster is about making sure open source software is available to anyone who might want it, does this mean this concept can only be charitable work?

More Here




scaling up the hype

Marketing and distribution is pretty much what Canonical develops, all in all Smile

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

More in Tux Machines

Popcorn Time Makes Watching Movies Safer with Integrated VPN

Popcorn Time, an application that lets users stream movies and TV shows directly from torrents without having to download them, has been upgraded to version 0.3.6 and is now available for download. Read more

4MRecover 11.0 Beta OS Can Help Users Recover Lost Files

4MRecover 11.0 Beta, a new distribution based on 4MLinux that is designed to be used specifically for file recovery, is now available for download and testing. Read more

Android Leftovers

Will New Google Android Live TV Outfox Apple?

Google then rolled out its $35 Chromecast dongle, a streaming device, in mid-2013. Google's new Android TV operating system is expected to make it easier for software developers to move apps from mobile devices to TVs. Read more