Today, it’s not only Valentine’s day, it’s also “I love free software” day:
Chances are you are already using free software, maybe without even knowing. Happing to use Firefox? Or Gimp maybe? KeePass? Pidgin? Limewire? Vuze? Thunderbird? VLC? Open/Libreoffice? Audacity? Inkscape? Filezilla? Notepad++? Or even Ubuntu or some other Linux? – They are all opensource, and most of them are free software.
Software is like sex; it’s better when it’s free.
— Linus Torvalds
“Why should software be free?”, you might ask? Let me quickly explain some points why I avoid everything closed-source if I can: