Open Source Software
In this chapter you will learn about:
• Open source software
• Open source software development
Today, many powerful applications are available that run on Linux. This array of powerful applications has been a key factor in helping Linux transform from a programmer’s pet project to a robust tool suitable for wide deployment in the modern workplace. You will be happy to learn that most of these applications are completely free. Yes, you read that correctly: they are free.
This is because most of the software developed ...