Every geek has its day
And our day is Saturday, 10 September. Software Freedom Day is almost upon us, and Go Open Source and other OSS pundits have a ton of install fests happening around the country, intended to spread the good news of free software and introduce non-geeks to the welcoming world of open source.
Software Freedom Day is a worldwide initiative aimed at bringing freedom of choice between proprietary and open source software to the masses. "And this year's festivities are proving to be the biggest and most impressive yet, with a marked increase in participation and interest from parties all over the country," says Adi Attar, project manager at Canonical, one of the Go Open Source partner companies.