Saturday, February 7, 2009

How to Find Free Open Source Software Alternatives

If you haven't heard the term open source or FLOSS (Free/Libre/Open Source/Software) read up and welcome to a whole new computing dimension.

So instead of purchasing that evil proprietary commercial vendor-lock in software (e.g. MS Office), I type into google:

"Open Source alternative to (MS Office)"

I will usually find in the top 5 results a gold mine of a site:

Open Source Alternative

Where you will find a list of free alternatives (e.g. Open Office one of the most famous and most successful FLOSS)

Have fun.

See Also:
What Why & How to Screencast for the easiest way to learn how to use your new software

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