In the last days I have been rewriting the web site. Old one's contents were obsolete and there were broken links. Here is the projected front page (without logo). I am not sure if Indy's goals should be so detailed in the front page or if they shouldn't go in the developers's section.Title: Independence Linux: because Linux should be for everyone
"Free software should not be for programmers only, it should be for everyone." Richard Stallman
We, at Independence, strongly believe that Linux should be for everyone, we believe that being free of abusive licenses, crashes and virus alerts should not be a privilege only enjoyed by the IT specialists. This should be a right for everyone. That is why we want a Linux who is easy to use and gives realistic answers to users needs.
We think Linux is a good thing and we want to share it with everyone, not just technonerds, eevryone. We think that authors of both comercial and the present free distributions have a flawed development model who provides no incentive for bringing Linux to the general people. That is why Independence aims at being a place where people who are passionate about propagating Linux and making it easier to use can build a distribution fulfilling these goals.
Independence is a non for profit distribution made by volunteers. It
is freely downloadable and licensed under the
Its goals are:
Our hope: the snowball effect
Indy's resources are tiny so Indy is far from fulfilling its goals.
But the more people will work in Indy, even in supporting roles, the
better it will be and the more users it can get. In open source
projects like Indy some of these users will want to contribute. Their
help will allow us to make a better Indy, so more users, so more
If you approve of our goals then:
Its goals are: