Richard Stallman Free Software Song

"You'll be freeeeee hackers, you'll be freeee-ee-e-e hackers..."

Must. Get. Song. Out. Of. Head.



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Not the tune I expected

Shawn Powers's picture

Based on your lyrics, I was expecting Tom Petty's Free Fallin to be the tune...

She's a good coder, livin down in Houston,
Loves Open Source, and the FSF too.
She's a good coder, crazy 'bout Stallman,
Loves Linux, and BSD too.

It's a long day, scriptin' for Windoze,
There's an buffer, overflowin the code.
He's a bad tech, cause he don't even help her,
He's a bad tech, for closin his source.

But we're freeeee, free hackers
Yeah we're freeeee, free hackin'

...sadly, I could probably go on.

Shawn is Associate Editor here at Linux Journal, and has been around Linux since the beginning. He has a passion for open source, and he loves to teach. He also drinks too much coffee, which often shows in his writing.