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Seminar Before Weekend <ul><li>Topic : GNU/Linux & Open Source </li></ul><ul><li>Time : Friday 13.07.2007 , 18:  00 </li><...
Contents <ul><li>What is GNU? </li></ul><ul><li>GNU History and Philosophy </li></ul><ul><li>What did Stallman do? </li></...
What is GNU? Pronunciation : (Guh-noo) , not G.N.U. Free Operating System Conception GNU = Freedom <ul><li>It promises;  <...
GNU History <ul><li>Richard Stallman </li></ul><ul><li>GNU – Free Software Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>MIT AI Lab </li></...
What did Stallman do? <ul><li>&quot;Free software is a matter of liberty, not price. To understand the concept, you should...
What is Linux? <ul><li>The Kernel </li></ul><ul><li>Linus Torvalds, 1991 </li></ul><ul><li>Publicly available under GNU GP...
Advantages of GNU/Linux <ul><li>Low Cost </li></ul><ul><li>Stability </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No need to reboot, no Freeze Up...
 
Platforms X86 PowerPC Sparc MIPS MIPS64 ARM Alpha Atmel AVR Some of the Platforms that GNU/Linux supports
Some Interesting Features <ul><li>No need to reboot </li></ul><ul><li>Hundreds of days uptimes </li></ul><ul><li>No BSOD <...
Commercial Support
Discussion Thank you very much. Stallman & Torvalds present us free equivalents. So, why do you pay hundreds of dollars fo...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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  1. 1. Seminar Before Weekend <ul><li>Topic : GNU/Linux & Open Source </li></ul><ul><li>Time : Friday 13.07.2007 , 18: 00 </li></ul><ul><li>Venue : International Student Plaza, </li></ul><ul><li>2nd Floor of No.1 Building </li></ul><ul><li>Presenter : Aydın Tarık Zengin </li></ul>
  2. 2. Contents <ul><li>What is GNU? </li></ul><ul><li>GNU History and Philosophy </li></ul><ul><li>What did Stallman do? </li></ul><ul><li>What is Linux? </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages of GNU/Linux </li></ul><ul><li>Platforms </li></ul><ul><li>Some Interesting Features of GNU/Linux </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is GNU? Pronunciation : (Guh-noo) , not G.N.U. Free Operating System Conception GNU = Freedom <ul><li>It promises; </li></ul><ul><li>The freedom to run the program </li></ul><ul><li>The freedom to study how the program works </li></ul><ul><li>The freedom to redistribute copies </li></ul><ul><li>The freedom to improve the program </li></ul>
  4. 4. GNU History <ul><li>Richard Stallman </li></ul><ul><li>GNU – Free Software Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>MIT AI Lab </li></ul><ul><li>1980 : Challenge with Xerox </li></ul><ul><li>1983, GNU Project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shared his ideas with the world. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. What did Stallman do? <ul><li>&quot;Free software is a matter of liberty, not price. To understand the concept, you should think of &quot;free speech&quot;, not &quot;free beer.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>GPL - GNU General Public License </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mechanism to protect the modification & redistribution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CopyLeft </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Method for making free </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/ </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. What is Linux? <ul><li>The Kernel </li></ul><ul><li>Linus Torvalds, 1991 </li></ul><ul><li>Publicly available under GNU GPL </li></ul><ul><li>GNU/Linux! and not just ''Linux'' </li></ul><ul><li>The big problem : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How can we pronounce it? </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Advantages of GNU/Linux <ul><li>Low Cost </li></ul><ul><li>Stability </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No need to reboot, no Freeze Up, no Slow Down </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Performance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Benchmark leader </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Network Friendliness </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Modular Design </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Like a puzzle </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Multitasking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Handle large numbers of users </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Security </li></ul><ul><ul><li>User Permissions, Administration, No virus danger </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Open Source </li></ul><ul><li>Funny :) </li></ul>
  8. 9. Platforms X86 PowerPC Sparc MIPS MIPS64 ARM Alpha Atmel AVR Some of the Platforms that GNU/Linux supports
  9. 10. Some Interesting Features <ul><li>No need to reboot </li></ul><ul><li>Hundreds of days uptimes </li></ul><ul><li>No BSOD </li></ul><ul><li>No need to do defragmentation </li></ul><ul><li>No need to use Antivirus & Firewall </li></ul>
  10. 11. Commercial Support
  11. 12. Discussion Thank you very much. Stallman & Torvalds present us free equivalents. So, why do you pay hundreds of dollars for the others?
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