The organizers of the first Linux presentation in an Italian shopping center asked me to prepare a short list of questions to hand out to all the visitors of that shopping center. They specifically asked for short, very simple questions that would fit in one page and help everybody, especially people with no interest at all in software as such, to get a quick idea of some basic issues, and possibly engage in a discussion. Since such questions may be useful in any occasion in which you want to quickly give an idea of what Free Software is all about to people in the street, here is an English adaptation, published under the Gnu Free Documentation License. The banner-less, printable version is [here

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