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Opensouce&freesoftware[1]katie corbett and alejandra cordero

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