Linux Windows Cost Linux can be freely distributed, downloaded freely, distributed through magazines, Books etc. There are priced versions for Linux also, but they are normally cheaper than Windows. $119 – $199.99, $69 for students, $99 to upgrade to pro User Everyone. From home users to developers and computer enthusiasts alike. Everyone Manufacturer Linux kernel is developed by the community. ...Read More »
Licence fees and GDP per capita: The case for open source in developing countries by Rishab Aiyer Ghosh.
There is a strong case for free software (also known as open source or libre software) being deployed widely in developing countries. This paper describes three reasons in particular: free software is a skills enabling platform; it is far cheaper; and it is more adaptable to local needs. The free software development community provides an environment of intensive interactive skills ...Read More »