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Installfest Touts Linux's Freedom

Jun 19, 2007, 12:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tim Ashmore)

"In 2001, Eric Skalwold was nearly finished installing Windows XP onto his computer. Then he read the end-user agreement and decided he couldn't consent to those terms.

"Skalwold said he heard whisperings of Linux, a computer operating system that touts itself as 'free software.' This doesn't mean they're giving it away; it's free in the way United States citizens have free speech--a feature Skalwold said Microsoft doesn't offer..."

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