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Geekahertz: The OSS College Setting

May 10, 2004, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])


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"My roommates and myself are considering taking the plunge and renting an entire house. The house that we are currently looking into is devoid of any standard networking system. Most likely, it will be my responsibility to provide the optimal setting for our new house. When considering this notion, I started to think that this could be done very well using OSS software. What follows is the concept of the idea, followed by links to the technical aspects of the idea.

"Q: Why consider OSS software in the first place?

"A: We are all college students, and you simply can't beat the cost of OSS. Not even my very restrictive 'free' Microsoft software I get for being part of the computer science department can beat the overall costs, as it only covers the operating system, and not office, burning software, and so on..."

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