Make    Money    UsingFree Software  $$$$$$$$$
Free and Open Source      Software
RecipeA Secret !!
RecipeConcentrate formulaIngredients of OpenCola●2.36 kg plain granulated white tablesugar●2.28 L water●30.0 mL caramel co...
Free Software●   Free doesnt mean at no-cost, it means    FREEDOM to,    ●   Use Software for any purpose    ●   Change it...
Software Freedom Day●   Software Freedom Day (SFD) is an annual    worldwide celebration of Free Software.●   SFD is a    ...
Global Events
Local Events
Preparations
Events 2011 - 442
Quick Review●   Free software have four freedom rules    ●   Free to use, share, modify, share modifications●   Code for t...
Business Model  Organization        Strategy
$$$$$$$$OR
You can be a            ●   Developer        ●   Entrepreneur                ●   Student●   Graduate Employee            ●...
Support Ware" Pay us money and we’ll support the software.We’ll answer your questions, Over the phone,on the Web, whatever...
Product Ware"The software is free, you just buy the box it                  runs in."
Foundation Ware"Our software has a foundation. It has lots of         daddies. Want to be one?"
Make a Deal Ware  "The programmers who wrote the softwaresupport it out of their own pockets until they can              f...
Donation Ware  "Please give us money. We know you don’thave to. But give us money anyway. Wanna buya t-shirt? How about a ...
Sponsor (Daddy) Ware"Our software has a daddy.May be termed as             the main sponsor"
Ad Ware"You don’t pay anything, the advertiser paysinstead."
Cloud Ware"software is in the clouds now. Pay for what itdoes. The money goes into the cloud. Later it                    ...
Project Ware "Need something done? We’ll do it with opensource. Pay us for our work, and pay us for the                   ...
Rent Ware"Our software is for free. You can rent it, by the hour, by the month, by the user. This is wildly               ...
Proofs●   Red Hat;    ●   Revenue US$ 909.3 million    ●   Net income US$ 87.25 million●   Novel;    ●   Revenue $862.18 m...
Bare Mind●   Everybody,    ●   Owns the code    ●   Develop the code    ●   Contribute the code●   Therefore,    ●   Not o...
Sri Lankan Products                 Sahana                 Delasa                 Ninithi                 Axis 2          ...
Keep In Touch    Buddhika Kurerabckurera @ fossuser.lk    facebook.com/bckurera    DISCLAIMER: All the trade marks and log...
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  1. 1. Make Money UsingFree Software $$$$$$$$$
  2. 2. Free and Open Source Software
  3. 3. RecipeA Secret !!
  4. 4. RecipeConcentrate formulaIngredients of OpenCola●2.36 kg plain granulated white tablesugar●2.28 L water●30.0 mL caramel color●17.5 mL (3.50 tsp.) 75% phosphoricacid or citric acid●10.0 mL (2.00 tsp.) flavoring formula●2.50 mL (0.50 tsp.) http://www.wikihow.com/Make-OpenCola
  5. 5. Free Software● Free doesnt mean at no-cost, it means FREEDOM to, ● Use Software for any purpose ● Change it as per the need ● Share the software ● Share the modification
  6. 6. Software Freedom Day● Software Freedom Day (SFD) is an annual worldwide celebration of Free Software.● SFD is a ● public education effort ● increasing awareness of Free Software ● encouraging its use rd● Started in 2004, and celebrated on 3 Saturday of September.
  7. 7. Global Events
  8. 8. Local Events
  9. 9. Preparations
  10. 10. Events 2011 - 442
  11. 11. Quick Review● Free software have four freedom rules ● Free to use, share, modify, share modifications● Code for the software is open to all● License govern the freedom
  12. 12. Business Model Organization Strategy
  13. 13. $$$$$$$$OR
  14. 14. You can be a ● Developer ● Entrepreneur ● Student● Graduate Employee ● Hobbiest ● Simply, anyone
  15. 15. Support Ware" Pay us money and we’ll support the software.We’ll answer your questions, Over the phone,on the Web, whatever. Pay us enough and we’llcome over."
  16. 16. Product Ware"The software is free, you just buy the box it runs in."
  17. 17. Foundation Ware"Our software has a foundation. It has lots of daddies. Want to be one?"
  18. 18. Make a Deal Ware "The programmers who wrote the softwaresupport it out of their own pockets until they can figure out something."
  19. 19. Donation Ware "Please give us money. We know you don’thave to. But give us money anyway. Wanna buya t-shirt? How about a bumper sticker? A pen?"
  20. 20. Sponsor (Daddy) Ware"Our software has a daddy.May be termed as the main sponsor"
  21. 21. Ad Ware"You don’t pay anything, the advertiser paysinstead."
  22. 22. Cloud Ware"software is in the clouds now. Pay for what itdoes. The money goes into the cloud. Later it will rain"
  23. 23. Project Ware "Need something done? We’ll do it with opensource. Pay us for our work, and pay us for the project"
  24. 24. Rent Ware"Our software is for free. You can rent it, by the hour, by the month, by the user. This is wildly popular."
  25. 25. Proofs● Red Hat; ● Revenue US$ 909.3 million ● Net income US$ 87.25 million● Novel; ● Revenue $862.18 million ● Net income $212.74 million
  26. 26. Bare Mind● Everybody, ● Owns the code ● Develop the code ● Contribute the code● Therefore, ● Not only YOU but also anybody can make money out of Free Software
  27. 27. Sri Lankan Products Sahana Delasa Ninithi Axis 2 Nirogi SETT browser
  28. 28. Keep In Touch Buddhika Kurerabckurera @ fossuser.lk facebook.com/bckurera DISCLAIMER: All the trade marks and logos shown here, are owned by the respective organizations, companies. There is no connection between FOSS User and those organizations directly or indirectly.

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