Six characters from different backgrounds will help illustrate the uses of Free Software in different settings.
It is worth reading about all their examples to get ideas for your own situation. The author of this free book does a good job of explaining why ordinary people will benefit from open source.
Table of Contents
- Switching from Microsoft Office to OpenOffice.org
- Text documents
- Calculations and graphs
- Other OpenOffice.org features
- Browsing the web with Firefox
- Using email with Thunderbird
- Creating a basic website
- Creating a large website
- Finding Free Software to suit your needs
- Go all the way with GNU/Linux operating system
- How on earth can Free Software even exist?
- Giving back to the Free Software community
Number of pages: 192
Link: Read online