Celebrate GNU's 30th anniversary with GNU-a-Day, 30 software freedom actions you can take in the month of September. Click here to return to the GNU 30th anniversary homepage.
Day 1: Read the GNU Manifesto, and share it with your networks using the hashtag #gnu30.
Day 2: Friends don't let friends use Windows 8. Pledge to switch to GNU/Linux or to help a friend switch.
Day 3: Start using LibreOffice and OpenDocument instead of Microsoft Office.
Day 4: Submit a program to the Free Software Directory or find a program in it and download it.
Day 5: Switch to a free software pdf reader.
Day 6: Submit a bug report or feature request for a program you use.
Day 7: Add your hardware to the H-Node hardware database.
Day 9: Have an Android phone? Install F-Droid, a repository with hundreds of free software apps.
Day 10: Email the developer of a non-free program and politely suggest that they adopt a free software license.
Day 11: Reach out to a developer of a free program that you like to thank them.
Day 12: Crop a new profile pic for yourself using GIMP.
Day 13: Get started early on your holiday cards with Inkscape.
Day 14: Learning to read code is empowering. Take the first step by teaching your computer to say "hello world."
Day 15: Experienced at coding or contributing to free software projects? Mentor a new programmer.
Day 16: GNU isn't all serious, there are many free software games available. Which ones have you played?
Day 17: The oldest GNU
project is GNU Emacs. Go through the tutorial by
Ctrl-h + t (C-h t).
Day 18: GNU Savannah is the development hub for GNU. Check out the "help wanted" section on the homepage and jump in.
Day 19: Many GNU projects have donation pages. Show your support today.
Day 20: Recommend free software to a friend using Windows or a Mac.
Day 21: GNU IceCat is a web browser designed to protect you online. Install it today.
Day 23: Watch Stephen Fry's "Happy birthday to GNU" video.
Day 24: Support standards and interoperability by adding a line to your email signature requesting people send you documents in free formats.
Day 27: Read our DRM FAQ and make sure your next media purchase isn't encumbered by digital restrictions.
Day 28: Read a chapter from Free as in Freedom and share it with your friends.
Day 30: Enthusiastic about free software? Know HTML? Volunteer as a GNU webmaster.