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Revolution OS

Author: J T S Moore; Susan Egan; Linus Torvalds; Richard M Stallman; Eric S Raymond
Publisher: [California?] : Wonderview Productions, 2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documentary on the hackers and computer programmers who rebelled against Microsoft and proprietary software to create GNU, Linux, and the open source movement.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: J T S Moore; Susan Egan; Linus Torvalds; Richard M Stallman; Eric S Raymond
OCLC Number: 123085774
Performer(s): Narrator: Susan Egan; featuring: Linus Torvalds, Richard M. Stallman, Eric Raymond.
Description: 2 videodiscs (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVDs, stereo.
Contents: Special features: Disc 1: Director's commentary. Disc 2: The free software song (music video ) --
Still mage gallery --
Biographies --
Document files containing 113 pages of free software & open source writings --
Additional interviews with Linus Torvalds, Richard Stallman, Brian Behlendorf, Bruce Perens & others.
Responsibility: written and directed by J.T.S. Moore.

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Documentary on the hackers and computer programmers who rebelled against Microsoft and proprietary software to create GNU, Linux, and the open source movement.

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(EMRO user published 2014-03-04 ) Very Good Permalink
<i>Revolution OS</i>, a feature-length documentary about the free software movement and the development of open source programming, weaves a compelling if uneven story about programmers and hackers and their stormy relationship with corporate software manufacturers, especially Microsoft. Mostly...
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