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Last True Hacker, Selling Signed Books

Written on June 04, 2011 by R. Cruise

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Richard Stallman aka “The Last True Hacker” gets his two landmark publications launched by Free Software Foundation.

The second edition volumes, Free as in Freedom 2.0 and Free Software, Free Society: Selected Essays of Richard M. Stallman, 2nd Edition are now available from the FSF store as free downloadable PDFs and as signed copies. The signed hard copies are sold for $50 each. You can also pick up the FSF mascot, a stuffed baby that costs 25$.

In 1983, free-software activist – – launched the GNU Project to create a free Unix-like operating system. Two years later, he founded the . The Linux kernel was built on, and still supports GNU Project components that came before it, has given the foundation for open-source operating systems.

Richard Stallman is also the main author of several copyleft licenses which includes the GNU General Public License, the most widely used free software license.

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