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Author: rsiddharth <s@ricketyspace.net>
Date:   Fri, 17 May 2019 21:34:51 -0400

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diff --git a/md/news/gnu-thirty.md b/md/news/gnu-thirty.md @@ -0,0 +1,39 @@ +<!-- pubdate: 20130928 --> + +# The GNU system has turned thirty years old on September 27, 2013 + +In 1983, Richard Stallman launched the free software movement with the +words, "Free Unix!" We've freed a lot more than that in the last +thirty years. The GNU system is now a vast universe of fully free +operating systems, window managers, andsoftware that serves almost +every imaginable purpose. More than 95 percent of the world's +supercomputers run free software. A majority of web servers run free +software. Even more impressive, there are estimated to be tens of +millions of free software users worldwide. + +That's a lot to celebrate. This weekend, the Free Software Foundation +will be honoring thirty years of GNU with a [celebration and hackathon +in Cambridge, MA][0]. Around the world, there are over [eighteen +celebrations][1] planned on almost every inhabited continent. And +online, people are showing their love for GNU by embedding the +[special 30th anniversary badge][1] on their websites and [donating to +support GNU's future work][2]. + +[0]: https://gnu.org/gnu30/celebration +[1]: https://gnu.org/gnu30 +[2]: https://my.fsf.org/associate/support_freedom + + +**Please join us in the celebration**: + + - [Watch the livestream from the Cambridge celebration][3] to see + John Sullivan speak at 10am EDT (14:00 UTC) and Richard Stallman + speak live at 5pm EDT (21:00 UTC) on Saturday, September 28. + + - Find the [celebration][1] nearest you. + + - Embed the [special 30th anniversary badge][1]. + + - [Donate][2] to keep GNU going strong for another thirty years. + +[3]: http://live.fsf.org/gnu30.ogv