Ten open-source alternatives you need (CNet Crave Blog)

Craving open source?

The team at Crave.co.uk put together a collection of ten free open source applications for the everyday computer user.

It's amazing to me how many people want OpenOffice to take the place of MS Office and it disappoints that OO.org is only slightly better than it was a few years ago.

There's some good stuff that I wasn't familiar with on the list so take a look and stop wasting money with Microsoft.

While you are at it, check out their Top ten terrible tech products . I forgot how much I hated that Apple Puck Mouse.

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Dave Rosenberg has more than 15 years of technology and marketing experience that spans from Bell Labs to startup IPOs to open-source and cloud software companies. He is CEO and founder of Nodeable, co-founder of MuleSoft, and managing director for Hardy Way. He is an adviser to DataStax, IT Database, and Puppet Labs.

 

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