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					FROM NETMAX TECHNOLOGIES CHANDIGARH
                              BY AJIT PUNCHHI
OPEN-SOURCE
Definition:




         Closed source means any
         software where the user has no
         control on the source code
Definition:
WHAT IS OPEN-SOURCE
Developer/licensor
Open Source Software
Why Companies Prefer Open Source Software
                  Open Source Software – Birth of Linux

•   Linus Benedict Torvalds (born
    December 28, 1969) began the
    development of Linux, an
    operating system kernel.

•   Inspired by Minix, he felt the
    need for a capable UNIX
    operating system that he could run
    on his home PC.

•   Torvalds     did   the   original
    development of the Linux kernel
    primarily in his own time and on
    his equipment.
                 Features Of Linux
•   Open source development
    model.

•   Supports wide variety of
    hardware.

•   Supports many networking
    protocols and configurations

•   Supports more File systems.

•   Linux has a reputation for
    fewer bugs than Windows.
Linux Kernel Development Process

				
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