What is Linux, Ubuntu and Open Source?

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What is Linux, Ubuntu and Open Source?

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  2. 2. What is GNU/Linux? GNU/Linux is a free Operating system. 2
  3. 3. History 1. GNU Project started in 1984 to create “free” Operating System. 2. Linux Kernel (base of the system) created by Linus Torvalds in 1991. 3
  4. 4. Free, Open Source Software (FLOSS) What can you do? • Freedom to use • Freedom to examine • Freedom to redistribute • Freedom to modify What can´t you do? • Deny these freedoms to anyone else. 4
  5. 5. Why use GNU/Linux? • Realibility • Scalability • Flexibility • Security • Price 5
  6. 6. The Desktop of Linux 6
  7. 7. The Desktop of Linux 7
  8. 8. Desktop Applications • Word processing (openOffice) • Programming (C, C++, Perl, Java, PHP) • Graphics (Gimp) • Web browsers (Firefox) • Email (Evolution) • Audio (Amarok) • Games (Open Arena) 8
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  15. 15. Linux Vrs. Windows 15
  16. 16. Windows Flavours 1. Windows 3.1 2. Windows 95 3. Windows 98 4. Windows ME 5. Windows XP 6. Windows Vista 16
  17. 17. Linux Flavours 17
  18. 18. Linux Flavours 18
  19. 19. Linux Flavours 19
  20. 20. Cost 20
  21. 21. Inside Linux 21
  22. 22. What is Ubuntu? • The Easiest Linux..… • Linux-based operating system for Desktops, laptops and servers. • Completely Free and Open Source • In over 40 languages • And Much more… 22
  23. 23. The Ubuntu Promise • Genuine freedom and Flexibility • Zero Licensing fees • First class support: Commercial and Community • Collaboration to the Core • Localisation and Customisation • Certification: Hardware, software, Skills 23
  24. 24. About Josekont Website: http://obux.wordpress.com 24
  25. 25. End By the way, Merry Christmas! 25

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