It’s been a while, now, since I started to use free software.
Now it’s time to give back.
E’ da un po’ di tempo, ormai, che uso software libero.
Ora è il momento di dare.
Speech given by Eben Moglen at the 2011 FOSDEM conference in Brussels on Feb 5, 2011
We are living in a world in which real-time information crucial to people in the street seeking to build their freedom depends on a commercial micro-blogging service in northern California . . .
We need to fix this.
We need to fix it quickly.
More than 2 years ago, I wrote about Rockbox: the open source firmware for mp3 players, written from scratch.
I wanted to try it out with my iPod Nano but before I did it, it stopped working (exactly like my older iPod shuffle, around 1 year after having purchased, they “gracefully” expired) so, for this and for other reasons: no more apple
One Operating System after (of course GNU/Linux, what else?) I bought the Sansa Fuse player and I could not be any happier.
The other day I recalled about Rockbox and I wondered: “why not?” so I downloaded the installer and it worked like a charm!
Now I have a firmware with lots and lots of features and improvements over the old one, like:
Punta Secca (RG) – Natale 2010.
Come al solito, su flickr ne ho messe di meno.
Da Freiburg sono solo nello scompartimento.
Qualche ora ancora e alcool, cibarie e vecchie conoscenze romanacce mi divideranno dallo snowboard in solitaria di domattina, nel comprensorio di Gstaad.