Topics discussed at the initial 2/28 FOSS SIG meeting:
We learned there are only three types of software:
- Closed Source Software- such as Microsoft Windows or Adobe Photoshop
- Open Source Software- such as Linux and Open Office
- Free Software– (closed and open source) Acrobat Reader, RealPlayer, Quicktime
We viewed a lenghty demo of PCLinuxOS2007 with a Compiz Fusion desktop and added new programs with Synaptic updater. We also demoed the Open Office Suite using the Writer, Speadsheet and Impress (Power Point) programs.