FSF: High Priority Free Software Projects

image FSF High Priority small The Free Software Foundation has published a list of software projects that are considered high priority – “…that are important for increasing the adoption and use of free software and free software operating systems…

The projects on the list are not maintained by the FSF but are entirely supported by the free software community.

“…Some of the most important projects on our list are replacement projects. These projects are important because they address areas where users are continually being seduced into using non-free software by the lack of an adequate free replacement…”

Following the list of the most important projects. Further details and links at the FSF web site (link below):

  • 1. Gnash — the free software Flash player
  • 2. Coreboot — the campaign for a free BIOS
  • 3. Free software replacement for Skype
  • 4. Membership and donor transaction and contact system
  • 5. Free software video editing software
  • 6. Free Google Earth Replacement
  • 7. gNewSense — The all free software GNU/Linux operating system
  • 8. GNU Octave — free software Matlab replacement
  • 9. Free replacement for OpenDWG libraries
  • 10. Reversible debugging in GDB
  • 11. Free software drivers for network routers

More information:
The FSF High Priority List web page

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