OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE
computer software for which the human-readable source codeis made available under a copyright license or arrangement such as the public domain that meetsthe Open Source Definition.HARDWARE
is the physical part of a computer, including its digital circuitry, as distinguishedfrom the computer software that executes within the hardware.SOFTWARE
is a program which
consists of a set of instruction that tells the computer how to perform a specific operation.
LATEST OPEN SOURCE OPERATING SYSTEM (OS)
OPEN SOURCE OS
is a set of programs that coordinates all the activities among the computer hardware devices.EXAMPLES OF OPERATING SYSTEMWindows VISTA, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows 98, and Windows 95,Linux, FreeBSD, Apache, PHP, KDE, Mac OS X and Unix.WINDOWS XP
can be used for any computers.MAC
can only be used for APPLE `s computers.
LATEST OPEN SOURCE APPLICATION SOFTWARE
OPEN SOURCE APPLICATION SOFTWAREAll programs that perform specific tasks for users, which include word processing, spreadsheet,database, presentation e-Mail and Web browser software.