Open Source

A flexible operating system enables you to manage or use your computer in many useful ways. Linux being most flexible operating system, offers many choices and flavors to choose from to use it as a fully functional operating system for any computer from high powered super computers to notebooks to embedded systems such as aircraft entertainment systems. If you are looking for a smallest boot-able fully functional operating system to access computer, Linux can offer its few distributions. You do not need to install these operating systems. You can just make a bootable CD or even USB to access and use computer data. You can use hard disks, use internet and more without even installing any operating system on the hard disk of your computer. In case your installed operating system crashes and you need to access your hard disk data, these tiny operating systems can help a lot with it. Ease of use, privacy and data protection are major benefits, these operating systems offer. You can carry these operating systems in your pocket. these are very easy to boot, resource-efficient, and contains all of your own programs and settings. And of course you can configure these to your specific needs.

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Google Chromium OS is all about the web. All apps are web apps. The entire experience takes place within the browser and there are no desktop applications. Users do not have to deal with installing, managing and updating programs. Chrome OS doesn’t trust the applications you run. Each app is contained within a security sandbox making it harder for malware and viruses to infect your computer. Chrome OS barely trusts itself. Every time you restart your computer the operating system verifies the integrity of its code. If your system has been compromised, it is designed to fix itself with a reboot. You can go from turning on the computer to surfing the web in a few seconds. You will experience the fastest speed for Google Chrome OS as compared to any OS alive.

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by on October 7th, 2009

open-officeOpenOffice.org is a multiplatform and multilingual office suite and an open-source project. Its compatible with all other major office suites, the product is free to download, use, and distribute. OpenOffice.org is easy to use with every major office component in it. With new features, advanced XML capabilities and native support for the OASIS Standard OpenDocument format, OpenOffice.org is the most powerful alternative for Microsoft Office. OpenOffice.org is licensed under the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL).

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open-suseDownload new and improved SUSE Linux. openSUSE is a free and Linux-based operating system for your PC, Laptop or Server. You can surf the web, manage your e-mails and photos, do office work, play videos or music and have a lot of fun! The Linux operating system that has it all. The openSUSE project is a worldwide community program sponsored by Novell that promotes the use of Linux everywhere. openSUSE Linux provides anyone with free and easy access to the world’s most usable Linux distribution, SUSE Linux.

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clamwin_logoYou know, when there are freeware antivirus softwares are available then Y!O!Y there is a need to buy expensive Antiviruses. ClamWin is a Free Antivirus program for Microsoft Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/2003 and Vista. ClamWin Free Antivirus comes with an easy installer and open source code. You may download and use it absolutely free of charge. It features:

  • High detection rates for viruses and spyware
  • Scanning Scheduler
  • Automatic downloads of regularly updated Virus Database
  • Standalone virus scanner and right-click menu integration to Microsoft Windows Explorer
  • Addin to Microsoft Outlook to remove virus-infected attachments automatically.

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ubuntu-logoUbuntu is a community developed operating system that is perfect for laptops, desktops and servers. Whether you use it at home, at school or at work Ubuntu contains all the applications you’ll ever need, from word processing and email applications, to web server software and programming tools. Portable Ubuntu for Windows is a Ubuntu system running as a Windows application. This system is built with the Colinux Kernel, Xming X server and Pulseaudio server for Windows. You can carry it on your thumb drive.

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launchy

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Launchy is a free utility for Windows and Linux designed to help you forget about your start menu, your desktop icons, and your file manager. Launchy indexes and launches your applications, documents, project files, folders, and bookmarks with just a few keystrokes! Launchy comes with lots of themes and plugins support.

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TrueDownloader is a open source download manager/accelerator with good features like Pause/Resume downloads, simultaneous downloads, segmented downloads for acceleration. Both HTTP and FTP protocols are supported, and it’s very fast! You can even improve it or adapt it to your needs. Some special features like HTTP/FTP Proxy support and ZIP previewing are supported too. Integrated flawlessly into Internet Explorer, Mozilla and FireFox. Compatible with Windows 95, 98, ME, 2000, XP.

True Downloader

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