"I am a software architect working in a mixed environment, with
both Linux and Windows systems on the network. As happens with many
others working in IT, different projects often require me to take
on additional roles, like system administration, quality control,
programming, and sometimes even documentation. To balance out the
different tasks and roles, I depend on several open source
applications, regardless of what platform I'm in, what project I'm
on, or what position I'm filling at the moment.
"As long as I have even one system to manage remotely, TightVNC
will always be on my list of OSS. I use it to remotely manage and
troubleshoot multiple boxes, Linux and Windows alike.