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DriverHeaven: Open Source--More of a Reality Than Many People Realize

Feb 08, 2005, 04:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Panagiotis Vagiakos)

"Right now I am writing this document on OpenOffice.org Writer, while browsing the Internet with Mozilla Firefox and checking my emails with Thunderbird. Friends of mine can reach me through Gaim, and if I need to see photos or retouch images, The Gimp is my best friend. I know your first thought is that I am working with Linux and all I want to do is show-off my cool open source applications. Actually, that would be far from the truth. I am working under Windows XP.

"You probably noticed that between these applications that I mentioned, not one of them belongs to good old Microsoft. If someone came to me a few years back, and told me that I would be working with so many high-quality open source applications, I'd probably dismiss him as a Linux fanboy..."

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