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Perspective from an open source newbie

Dec 07, 2011, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])


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"In my first week at Red Hat, having come from a long history of using proprietary software in the corporate workplace, it only took a few hours to wash away more than fifteen years of plugging overly long license codes into software before I could sit down and use it. What had become second nature during those years vanished the moment I began using an open source desktop.

As I installed my new system and began getting acquainted with the open source model, not once was I asked to enter a license key, required to activate anything, or asked to "Buy Now!" or start a 30-day trial. All of the applications I chose to install just installed.

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