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  • 1. Open Source and Free Software
    By: Katie Corbett and Alejandra Cordero
    Bertrand Berube
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/bertrandberube/464697037/
  • 2. Open Source Software
    Distributed for free
    Source code that can be studied, changed, and improved
    Examples include Linux operating system, Firefox Web browser, and Miro Internet TV, and many more
  • 3. Open Source Movement
    Opposed to proprietary software like that of Microsoft (kept under code)
    Philosophy believes that open software codes, and through development, software can be better
  • 4. Richard Stallman
    Leader of free/open source software movement
    Believes that software should be freely distributed, owned, and developed by the general public
    Chrys. Flykr. http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrys/5592199/
  • 5. Businesses and Open Source Software
    Gives control over the software of company
    Can alter to meet business needs
    Easier for company to use with employees and staff
  • 6. Government and Open Source Software
    More control over software
    Can examine functions of software and make sure government info isn’t being stolen
    Ex: China uses Linux on all government computers
    Mike Lee http://www.flickr.com/photos/curiouslee/2497262416/
  • 7. Linux
    Most well-known open source software
    Operating system based on the original GNU operating system
    www.linux.org
  • 8. Protection under GPL
    General Public License
    Grants users to the following:
    Run program for any purpose
    Study how program works
    Redistribute copies
    Improve program, and release improvements
    http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html
  • 9. Other Open Source Applications
    OpenOffice productivity software
    MySOL database software
    GIMP graphics editor
    Spark http://www.flickr.com/photos/49503179907@N01/2248272256
    Jabber instant messenger
    http://www.gimp.org/
  • 10. Freeware
    Software available to the public for free
    http://www.freefoto.com/preview/04-28-4?ffid=04-28-4
    Provides quality solutions that can save you money
    Nick Ares http://www.flickr.com/photos/aresauburnphotos/2678453389/in/photostream/
  • 11. OpenOffice.org
    productivity software
    Adobe Reader
    All Web browser software
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/49503149220@N01/3464259474
    http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pidgin_logo.png
  • 12. “Free software”
    Term was developed by Richard Stallman and the Free Software Foundation
    Implies that software is not only freeware but also an open source
    http://akae.blogspot.com/2009_08_01_archive.html
  • 13. Freeware vs. Free Software
    Freeware is software developed
    by one entity
    Free Software developed by its community of users
    Free software is open source.
    http://driller.blogs.com/thedrillingholes/software/
    Lucius Beebe http://www.flickr.com/photos/beebe_library/4276993390/
  • 14. What Does Freeware Really Mean?
    Implies that software is distributed for free
    Typically Freeware is
    proprietary software
    that can’t be altered
    (protected under code)
    http://www.flickr.com/x/t/0097009/photos/osama_khalid/3801230519/
  • 15. Why Have Free Software?
    Build customer interest and name recognition
    Some companies believe software should be free.
    Simply don’t need the money
    Want to make a valuable contribution to society
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/purpleslog/1106852126/
  • 16. Public Domain
    Freeware is placed in public domain
    Any one can use it without been charged.
    Freeware might put certain restrictions to their software.
    Sreejith K http://www.flickr.com/photos/purpleslog/1106852126/
  • 17. Caution!
    There are many different sources of free software to choose from
    Make sure your getting what you have signed up for
  • 18. Freeware Home
    http://www.freewarehome.com/
    Offers different categories of software.
    Offers free antvirus
  • 19. Freeware Guide
    Similar to free
    home
    Downloads
    Terms and Privacy
  • 20. In Summary…
    With freeware you can access software for free.
    You don’t pay
    Richard Stallman
    Open to Public
    Credits
    Flickr
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/purpleslog/1106852126
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/purpleslog/1106852126/
    http://www.flickr.com/x/t/0097009/photos/osama_khalid/3801230519/
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/beebe_library/4276993390/
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/49503149220@N01/3464259474
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/aresauburnphotos/2678453389/in/photostream/
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/aresauburnphotos/2678453389/in/photostream/
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/49503179907@N01/2248272256
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/curiouslee/2497262416/
    More..
    Google advanced share: free to use or share
    http://driller.blogs.com/thedrillingholes/software/
    http://akae.blogspot.com/2009_08_01_archive.htm
    http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pidgin_logo.png
    http://www.freefoto.com/preview/04-28-4?ffid=04-28-4