Open Source

Five open source tools for knocking out business tasks

Introduction

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What do we need to produce our work? Although it has changed over the years, certain constants remain. We must produce documents, we must create/manipulate images, we must manage money, and we must communicate and schedule. The open source community has done a great job of creating tools perfectly suited to help you get this work done.

Let's take a look at five open source productivity tools. (We'll leave out the browser, since we all know Firefox is the flagship open source browser.)

 

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About

Jack Wallen is an award-winning writer for TechRepublic and Linux.com. He’s an avid promoter of open source and the voice of The Android Expert. For more news about Jack Wallen, visit his website getjackd.net.