Free Firmware Song (aka Libreboot Theme Song)

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% Leah Rowe % 2020-11-15

I present unto thee:

The Free Firmware Song! Also known as the Libreboot Theme Song.

Sing it with me!


Join us now and flash free firmware!
You’ll be free! Hackers, you’ll be free!
Join us now and flash free firmware!
You’ll be free! Hackers, you’ll be free!

NSA can spy on all of us, that is true.
Hackers, that is true.
But they cannot touch our firmware!
That is good. Hackers, that is good!

When we have enough free firmware, at our call,
hackers, at our call:
We’ll kick out the management engine, evermore,
hackers, evermore!

Join us now and flash free firmware!
You’ll be free! Hackers, you’ll be free!

Join us now and flash free firmware!
You’ll be free! Hackers, you’ll be free!


Here is a video of me singing it:

Direct link: https://av.vimuser.org/firmware.webm

About the Free Firmware Song:

I, Leah Rowe, was doing a Libreboot T400 flashing video for people to follow, so they could know how to install Libreboot onto their T400. I put a clip of Richard singing the Free Firmware Song at the start of the video.

Well, at the end of the video I got a spark of creativity and just rolled with it. I pretty much came up with the parody on the spot!

Rumour has it that I sing this song every time I flash a Libreboot laptop and sell it on my web store, https://retrofreedom.com/

I have no comment!

Libreboot

Free your BIOS today! No more proprietary BIOS/UEFI. Use a computer that has 100% free (as in freedom) boot firmware. Get a Libreboot system!

Info about Libreboot: https://libreboot.org

Libreboot is free boot firmware, to replace BIOS/UEFI. It initializes all of the hardware in your computer, so that you can load an operating system such as GNU+Linux.

You can install Libreboot yourself, on available supported hardware, or buy from a company that sells computers with Libreboot already installed. See:

https://libreboot.org/suppliers.html

Acknowledgements:

This is a parody of the infamous Free Software Song, by Dr. Richard Stallman of the GNU project and Free Software Foundation. Founder of the Free Software movement and GNU project. Our GNU/Lord and GNU/Savior.

I, Leah Rowe, claim no licensing or copyright on this song.

The original Free Software Song can be found here: https://www.gnu.org/music/free-software-song.en.html

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