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Feb 22, 2005, 02:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Handlos)

"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.

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