[Essentials] Freeware

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Dec 5, 2009

[Essentials] Freeware by Guild McCommunist at 8:07 PM (40,365 Views / 6 Likes) 274 replies

  1. DrCrygor07

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    +1 Audacity
     


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    https://www.libreoffice.org/download/ <-- LibreOffice instead of OpenOffice. The latter has been stagnating in development for quite some time

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    I just use qbittorrent. Everyone should switch
     
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    Go with Tribler
     
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    This thread mixes up free software that's also free of price (free as in both speech and beer) and legitimate freeware (free as in beer only.)
     
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    Every open source software also can be treated as freeware, but not every freeware can be treated as open source software. This is a thread about freeware and therefore it can includes both.
    Beside that get along with the fact that everyone expect you GNU evangelist calls it open source and not freeware ;)
     
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    Obviously this thread is about free for use (free for the end user to use). Most users don't give a shit about whether or not the software is open source or not as long as it work. And GNU is really a flawed idea, it puts philosophy over practicality and still runs into the occasional problem.
     
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    True. I forgot to add it earlier and I saw your post so I thought i'd give it another vote. (the more votes, the higher it is in the list)
     
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    Ah kk.
     

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