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The free software movement is a social movement, not a business, and the success it aims for is not a market success.
In sum, the Brazilian free software movement has its roots in academic institutions within the country, but the movement grew quickly because of a strong community of "insurgent experts" who were able to win support from certain key members of local, state, and federal government.
Richard Stallman is a central figure in the similar free software movement, which has a different philosophical basis.
That term was promoted in 1998 by some who liked free software but disagreed with the ideals of the free software movement.
The Free Software Movement, started along with GNU, advocates and defends these freedoms worldwide.
One of Moglen's essays on the Free Software Movement is available online at http://moglen.
GNOME, like all of GNU, is a project of the Free Software Movement, which has been working since 1984 to give software users the freedom to redistribute and change software.
As a company, Sair has made a commitment to the goals and ideals of the free software movement while advancing the cause of Linux and GNU in the global business community through the Sair Linux and GNU Certification program.
Linus Torvalds, Linux creator, will present the $25,000 IDG/Linus Torvalds Community Award to an organization which embodies the essence of the free software movement.
The XFree86 Project embodies the essence of the free software movement," said Charlie Greco, IDG World Expo president and CEO.
The two other finalists for the award were: Donald Knuth for his TeX and METAFONT systems, which developed a new paradigm for typesetting and for his technique of literate programming; and John Gilmore for his work with Cygnus Solutions, the first company dedicated to supporting free software, as well as for his continued championship of the Free Software movement.
Mandrake owes a lot of its success to KDE and the Free Software movement.

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