Aug 28

A Spotlight on FOSS Disc Label

A Spotlight on FOSS Disc Label

As part of the celebrations of Software Freedom Day 2011, has compiled a selection of some of the best, yet totally free, software that’s available for the Mac, collected together on a single DVD, called “Spotlight on FOSS” plus we’ve included some bonus videos that were created with Open Source Software!

A “Sampler Edition” of the AppleUsers Spotlight that focusses on Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) is also included on the DVD.

Contents of “A Spotlight on FOSS” DVD

  • Audio
    • Audacity
  • eBooks
    • Calibre
    • Jomic
  • Education
    • Celestia
    • Moodle
    • Stellarium
  • Games
    • Aleph One
    • Armagetron Advanced
    • BZFlag
    • Cube 2: Sauerbraten
    • PrBoom
    • PySol Fan Club Edition
    • Scorched 3D
    • Wesnoth
    • Zombies
  • Graphics
    • Blender
    • Seashore
    • Xee
  • Internet
    • Adium
    • Blink
    • Cabos
    • Cyberduck
    • Firefox
    • Kompozer
    • RSS Owl
    • SeaMonkey
    • Sunrise
    • Thunderbird
    • Transmission
    • Vienna
    • WaveMaker
  • Office Productivity
    • AbiWord
    • Bean
    • Buddi
    • FormulatePro
    • FreeMind
    • Skim
  • Utilities
    • Burn
    • ClamXav
    • Growl
    • MAMP (Macintosh, Apache, Mysql and PHP)
    • Quicksilver
    • SheepShaver
    • The Unarchiver
    • VirtualBox
  • Video
    • HandBrake
    • Miro Video Converter
    • Miro
    • Mplayer Extended
    • Perian
    • Plex
    • Video Lan Client (VLC)
  • Bonus Videos
    • Happy Birthday to GNU
    • Elephants Dream
    • Big Buck Bunny
    • Sintel

The applications and files supplied on this Disc are supplied as is and we make no representations regarding the applications nor any information related thereto. Any questions, complaints or claims regarding the applications must be directed to the appropriate software vendor.

Obtaining Spotlight on FOSS DVD

Software on FOSS DVD will be distributed, free of charge, at participating Software Freedom Day 2011 Events and various Apple User Groups around the globe, including;

  • Central & South America
    • iGroup, Usuarios Mac Mexico
  • Asia
    • Omsk LUG
  • Europe
    • TBA
  • Africa
    • TBA

Apple User Group Leaders and organisers of Software Freedom Day events can submit the following form to receive details on how to download the Golden Master and support files that will enable them to burn off copies of the Spotlight on FOSS DVD to distribute at 2011 Software Freedom Day events or Apple User Group meetings.

By filling in the form, we will be able to list your group in the above list as a supplier of the Spotlight on FOSS DVD. It will also enable us to contact you if we need additional seeders for the Golden Master.

This Disc is no longer available for downloading.

An updated version, called “A Spotlight on FOSS 2016” is now available.

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