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Free Software Magazine: Open Source Solutions for Small Business Problems [Review]

Nov 15, 2005, 11:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gianluca Pignalberi)

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"Businesses are often bound to proprietary and closed source software solutions. So, when they try to adopt free software, they often face difficulty. John Locke wrote this book to give advice on when and how to make the transition from properietary/closed source software to free/open source software. The author deals with the most common and useful software a small business is likely to require.

"Suppose you're responsible for the computing section of a small business and are currently running proprietary and closed source software. Unless you're a free software user already, you may have never heard about free software (yes, apparently this still happens!). For you to make the switch, you would either have been told to do it by management, or it may have been proven to be useful to you..."

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