Why Open Source Software?

Hi, my name is Albert Westra. Back when I was around 12 years old, my best friend introduced me to the operating system we all know and love (and grieve for) Mandrake. Back then, I wasn’t really all that interested in open source software. Heck, all I really cared about Mandrake was the fact that I could change the wallpaper on every single virtual desktop, plus mess around with how my desktop looked and felt. Additionally, I was completely overwhelmed by the amount of disks that were required to install it….(Read the rest at Freedom Penguin)