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open source software use n abuse, especially installation of WAMP which is an open source server. n some xamples of open source softwares

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Open Source Technology

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Contents Open source software Applications of open source WAMP SERVER An Open Source Installing & Working with Wamp Server Websites that provides OSS Advantages and Disadvantages of OSS

Open Source Software (OSS):

Open Source Software (OSS) Open source software (OSS) is computer software Whose source code is available under a license That permits users to use, change, and improve the software, And to redistribute it in modified or unmodified form.

Applications of Open Source:

Applications of Open Source Application software Mozilla Firefox - Web Browser Mozilla Thunderbird- E-Mail Client Programming Languages PHP - scripting language suited for the web Python -general purpose programming language Server Software Apache - HTTP web server Wamp Server – Web Development Software

Wamp Server :

Wamp Server : It is Abbreviated as Follows W - W indows A - A pache M - M y SQL P - P HP Wamp Server is a Windows web development environment. Wamp Server

Installing Wamp Server :

Installing Wamp Server Double click on the downloaded file and just follow the instructions. The WampServer package is delivered with the latest releases of Apache, MySQL and PHP.

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WampServer allows us to install almost all the existing releases of Apache, PHP and MySQL WampServer's functionalities are very complete and easy to use With a left click on WampServer's icon, you will be able. Then click on the WampServer menu and activate the release that you want to use. Installation Contd. .

OPENSOURCE SITES:

OPENSOURCE SITES Free Software Foundation www.fsf.org Open Source Initiative www.opensource.org Freshmeat.net SourceForge.net OSDir.com developer.BerliOS.de Bioinformatics.org

Advantages of OSS:

Advantages of OSS The availability of the source code and the right to modify it The right to redistribute modifications and improvements to the code The right to use the software in any way . There is no one with the power to restrict in a unilateral way how the software is used There is no single entity on which the future of the software depends No per-copy fees can be asked for modified versions

Disadvantages of OSS:

Disadvantages of OSS Most open source software applications are not reliable No support exists for open source software Higher installation costs No guarantee of updates

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