[sf-lug] Software Freedom Day 2010

Sameer Verma sverma at sfsu.edu
Thu Sep 9 14:08:30 PDT 2010

On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 10:33 AM, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> Quoting Sameer Verma (sverma at sfsu.edu):
>> We got a stack of CDs from SFI
>> (http://wiki.softwarefreedomday.org/sfi) that we'll be handing out to
>> those who show interest.
> That's certainly nice of SFI, and generous of you to do.  What operating
> system is those CDs' software for?

The CDs we got from SFI are Ubuntu Linux 10.04 Lucid Lynx 32-bit
Live/install CDs.


> Things may have changed, but, over all the years I've know SFI, it's
> really almost entirely been about this, i.e., TheOpenCD for MS-Windows
> (quoting http://wiki.softwarefreedomday.org/sfi):
>  After contacting his local LUG regarding this idea he was referred to
>  project, which maintained a CD of high-quality Free Software for Windows
>  that matched Matt's (so far vague) vision. Matt proposed the idea of an
>  international day of handing out Free Software CDs in TheOpenCD forums,
>  and project leader Henrik Omma and project contributor Phil Harper both
>  shared this vision and began collaborating immediately.
> I ask just for clarity.  I'm making no comment on which OSes various
> people choose to do volunteer work to help support strangers on, though
> I have my own personal preferences.
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