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#132471 - 09/20/06 01:53 PM Open Source stuff?  
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Guys,
I've always been a person that not so much likes a free deal, but likes the idea of non-controlled software in the ilk of M$oft.
I'm using OpenOffice at the moment as a drop-in for M$ Office and it does everything that Office does and a bit more.
I'll give a link later on today when I get up.
But does anyone else have any open-source software that will work with M$ and the like?.


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#132472 - 09/21/06 12:58 AM Re: Open Source stuff?  
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For photo manipulation, The Gimp is very good. I use it heaps for adjusting brightness/contrast, and for cutting the useful bits out of photos etc.


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#132473 - 09/23/06 02:23 AM Re: Open Source stuff?  
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depends what you want to do..

mp3 rippers, software gadgets, curiosities, knicknacks and anything a 19 year old is apt to code in his spare time and use to pirate software abound, but hard(er) core apps for business/industry are a little lacking in the open source world, at least for windows. As a platform linux shows a little more promise in that department. What sort of stuff did you have in mind?


#132474 - 09/23/06 02:27 AM Re: Open Source stuff?  
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