Floss (Free Libre Open Source Software)
What is Open Source?
Not an easy question to answer at least not for me, in 1983 Richard Stallman announced a plan for the GNU operating system which comprised of 100% free software, between this and 1991 most of the components for the GNU operating system were developed, the kernel however kept being delayed until 1991 when Linus Torvalds released his kernel providing the first free Linux operating system on an unsuspecting world, and changing the GNU General Public License in the process in 1992 forever.
This section aims to list useful software by category that is not covered in the other software categories. In particular generic applications, such as Libre Office for example along with other general purpose software tools. Also listed are a number of Howto articles which may help a novice user, or even an experienced user, customise or install software to meet a specific need.