MSNBC: Small-office technology FAQ
Aug 18, 1999, 01:03 (15 Talkback[s])
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"The most frequently asked question while setting up an
office is: How can I save money? Below you'll find answers to
slightly more specific variations on that question: Can Linux offer
cost savings? Do I really need a network anyway? How about
office suites - is there a cheaper way to be productive? And what
about shareware and freeware?"
"You've heard about this free software called Linux that
competes with Windows, and you think, "Free - that's a price a
like." So you're wondering if using Linux can save you money. The
answer is yes. For a price. There's a big difference between using
Linux to run your network and using Linux as your main operating
system on all your computers. Let's deal with them separately."