In my previous article, I tried to explain some of the basics about free software. The short version is this: Free software are applications created by communities of programmers around the world which usually give it away for free to help people work (or study or whatever) with security and without needing to pay for software.
For years (perhaps I should say decades), we have all been used to buying software for our computers. A Windows license to make the whole computer work, an office suite to write our documents, an accounting software for our businesses, a designer’s suite for our image editions. The list can get endless.
However, there has also been [...]