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An Introduction to Linux and Open Source

Presented by Edward M. Corrado

The Open Source Software movement, with Linux being the most visible example of the numerous "free software" packages, has been gathering increased attention recently. But what are Linux and the Open Source Movement really about? What are the advantages of th Open Source philosophy of software creation, and is it truly "free?" These questions, and others, will be addressed during this presentation.

Edward Corrado is the Unix Administrator and Library Systems Manager at Rider University. Edward is also co-founder and president of the Linux Users Group/In Princeton, Inc. (LUG/IP) - a non-profit orginization that holde monthly meetings about Linuc in the Mercer County Area.