a) FREEDOMS OF FREE SOFTWARE
a) TYPES OF APPS
Software is a general term for the
various kinds of programs used to
operatecomputers and related
Software can be thought of as the
variable part of a computer.
Software is often divided
into application software
(programs that do work users are
directly interested in)
and system software (which
includes operating systems and
any program that supports
Free software is computer software that
respect the liberty of all the users. This
software would be one whose author is
donated to humanity or whose copyright
has expired, after a longer period after his
FREEDOMS OF FREE
According to this definition, a software is "free"
when it guarantees the following freedoms.
1. The freedom to run the program, for any purpose.
2. The freedom to study how the program works and
modify it, adapt it to your needs. The freedom to study
how the program works and modify it, adapt it to your
3. The freedom to distribute copies of the software, which
can help your neighbor.
4. The freedom to improve the program, and release
those improvements to others, so that the whole
This concept applies to computer that is not free or is
only partially (semi-free), or because their use,
redistribution or modification is prohibited, or is it
requires express permission of the owner of the
The person to own the copyright on software, has the
ability to control and restrict user rights on its program,
which in the non-free software usually implies that the
user only has the right to run the software under certain
Operative sistem is a program or set of programs on a
computer system that manages the hardware resources
and provides services to application programs.
It manage the resource location and access protection of
Most electronic equipment using microprocessors to run,
incorporate an operating system
For example Windows, Mac or Linux are operatives
It is a type of computer program designed as a
tool to permit a user to make one or several
types of jobs. This differs mainly from other
types of programs like operating systems (that
run the computer). Certain applications
developed as a great power often offer because
they are uniquely designed to solve a specific
TYPES OF APPS
When we save a name, address and other information in
to our Mobile Phone or Digital Diary.
Windows Applications is a form based standard
Windows, Microsoft word; Paint is example to the
A web applications is a collection of web pages hosted
on a special computer called 'web server'.
Web services are web applications that give services to
other applications through the internet.