Rex Ballard wrote:
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> > How I saved over $4000 on software?
> > ,----[ Quote ]
> > | Anyways, while setting up my new laptop, I had an
> > | intriguing idea. Why not consider installing
> > | all/most non-commercial software to cater to all
> > | my daily computing needs?
> > | [...]
> > |
> > | Total Savings (in USD) $4235.95
> > `----
> > http://www.nilkanth.com/archives/2006/10/24/how-i-saved-over-4000-on-software/
> Keep in mind that this only compared 23 applications available on Linux
> and/or OSS.
> There are over 1,000 packages of applications included in a SLED
That's all nice and good but very few people are interested in having
20 different text editors, 7 different image editors and a dozen
different media players. Most people are interested in getting one of
each that works and sticking with it.
> Anybody want to try for about $10,000? or $15,000?