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Free For All: How Linux and the Free Software Movement Undercut the High-Tech Titans



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EBook Description: A revolution is sweeping the software world -- one that threatens to pull even the mighty Microsoft Corporation from its throne. Bill Gates and his company's rule over the software industry through their tight control of Microsoft Windows is facing their biggest challenge ever -- a new competitor that can't be bought, coopted, or manipulated with any of the traditional tools of corporate power. Its name: Linux. Free for All is the story of a group of dedicated software hackers from around the world who, in their spare time, created an 'open' operating system that rivals and in many ways surpasses Microsoft's.


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