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How to make money from open source software

Mar 10, 2017, 09:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Rubens)

It's tempting to believe that the Red Hat business model, which is based around selling subscriptions for support to a maintained and tested version of Linux (or a closely related model that offers consultancy and customization to an open source software solution as well support and maintenance), is the most viable way to make money from open source software. But experts say there's a better way.

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