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.

#ilovefs Bilan 2015

03 March 2015:

Samedi 14 février 2015, des personnes à travers le monde ont montré aux contributeurs du Logiciel Libre leur considération. C'est la cinquième année que la Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) demande de participer à cette journée “J'aime le Logiciel Libre”. Ce bilan montre la variété des déclarations d'amour de ce jour là, comprenant des articles de blogs, des images, des bandes dessinées, des poèmes et une bibliothèque Android #ilovefs. La FSFE remercie tous ceux qui ont motivé les contributeurs du Logiciel Libre cette année, et demande à tout le monde de noter le 14 février dans leur agenda pour la journée "J'aime le Logiciel Libre" de l'année prochaine.

Montrez votre amour du Logiciel Libre

09 February 2015:

Le 14 février de chaque année, la Free Software Foundation Europe demande aux utilisateurs de Logiciel Libre de penser à ceux qui travaillent dur dans la communauté du Logiciel Libre et de leur montrer individuellement que cela est apprécié en cette journée "J'aime le Logiciel 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.