Free and open-source software/External links
Documents and articles
- FSF Free software definition
- OSI Open source definition
- The Cathedral and the Bazaar - an interesting essay on why the 'bazaar' model of open-source software development works well.
- Wikipedia list of open source software packages
- http://www.ubuntu.com Free and open-source linux-based operating system
- http://www.OpenOffice.org Free and open-source office productivity software - word processor, spreadsheer, presentation software, database etc.
- http://www.mozilla.org/products/firefox Free and open-source web browser
- http://www.gimp.org Free and open source 2D bitmap-graphics editor
- SourceForge.net - world's largest Open Source software development web site
There is plenty more quality free and open-source software listed in the panel below...
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