I ♥ Free Software

Valentine's Day traditionally is a day to show and celebrate love. So why do not take this as a chance to show your love for Free Software this year?

#ilovefs day 2012

As every year, Valentine's Day will be celebrated on the 14th of February, which will be a Tuesday this year. Similar to last year, the FSFE is planning an online campaign to celebrate this day as an "I love Free Software" - Day. Additionally, there will be an "I love Free Software" - event this year in the Unperfekthaus in Essen.

Campaign: Spread your love for Free Software

Our online campaign aims at rising awareness to Free Software and the passionate, hard-working people behind it. show them that you appreciate their work – it could make all the difference! Others already did so, to get inspired you can read why they love Free Software.

Of course, there are lots of ways to declare one's love... Here are just some ideas about how you can go public and proclaim your love to Free Software.

Show your love - Individually

#ilovefs Report 2016

22 February 2016:

Sunday 14 February 2016 was a day to declare love for people we care for. On this day, as a yearly tradition, the Free Software community celebrates "I love Free Software" day to thank developers behind Free Software. This year, for the 6th time, FSFE asked everyone to participate and express their appreciation and gratitude to their favourite Free Software contributors.

I love Free Software Day 2016

08 February 2016:

It's time to say "thank you" on 14th of February, the "I love Free Software" Day 2016. The Free Software Foundation Europe asks all Free Software users to use the traditional day of love to think of the hardworking people contributing to the Free Software we all depend on. As every year there are many ways for people to participate in this online campaign which has first been celebrated five years ago.

Reporte #ilovefs 2015

03 March 2015:

El sábado, 14 de febrero, personas de todo el mundo mostraron su agradecimiento a colaboradores del Software Libre. Fue el quinto año que la Fundación de Software Libre Europa (FSFE) hizo una invitación pública a participar en la campaña "Yo amo el Software Libre". Este informe muestra una variedad de declaraciones de amor que ocurrieron este día, incluyendo blogs, fotos, comics, poemas y una recopilación de #ilovesf Android. La FSFE agradece a todas las personas que motivaron a los colaboradores del software libre en este año; y pide a todo el mundo incluir en su el calendario para el próximo año la celebración del Día "Yo amo el Software Libre".

Muestre su amor por el Software Libre

09 February 2015:

Cada año, el 14 de febrero, la Fundación del Software Libre de Europa pide a todos los usuarios de Software Libre que piensen en las personas que trabajan en la comunidad del Software Libre y que les muestren su aprecio de manera individual en el día de "Amor al Software Libre".

#ilovefs Report 2014

21 February 2014:

On February 14th, people all around the world expressed their gratitude and appreciation not only to their partner but also to Free Software and its contributors. With our yearly #ilovefs we asked you to thank your favourite developers and projects and were overwhelmed by the resonance in blogs, social networks, and mailing lists.