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Name:Chong Shuet Ting
Class:4V1
IC:690726-33-5044
Title: The Latest Open Source Software Available and the Latest Development in ICT (COMPUTER SYSTEM)

Content
1.0Introduction
1.1Meaning of open source software
1.2Meaning of hardware
1.3Meaning of software

2.0The latest open source Operating System (OS)
2.1Meaning of open source
2.2Examples of Open Source Operating System

3.0The latest open source Application software
3.1Meaning of open source application software
3.2Example of open source application software

4.0The latest development in ICT
4.1Hardware
4.2Software

5.0Pervasive computing
5.1Meaning of pervasive computer
5.2Example of pervasive computer

6.0Conclusion

7.0Refrences

1.0Introduction
1.1Meaning of open source software
: Open-source software (OSS) is computer software that is available in source code form: the source code and certain other rights normally reserved for copyright holders are provided under an open-source license that permits users to study, change, improve and at times also to distribute the software. Open source software is very often developed in a public, collaborative manner. Open-source software is the most prominent example of open-source development and often compared to (technically defined) user-generated content or (legally defined) open content movements.

1.2Meaning of hardware
:Hardware is the physical aspect of computers, telecommunications, and other devices. Hardware is a general term for equipment that can be touched/held by hand such as keys, locks, hinges, latches, handles, wire, chains, belts, plumbing supplies, electrical supplies, tools, utensils, cutlery and machine parts.

1.3Meaning of software
:is a collection of computer programs and related data that provides the instructions for telling a computer what to do and how to do it. Software refers to one or more computer programs and data held in the storage of the computer for some reasons. In other words, software is a set of programs, procedures, algorithms and its documentation concerned with the operation of a data processing system.

2.0The latest Open Source Operating System (OS)
2.1Meaning of open source (OS)
:Open source software(OSS) is defined as computer software for which the source code and certain other rights normally reserved for copyright holders are provided under a software license that meets the Open Source Definition or that is in the public domain. This permits users to use, change, and improve the software, and to redistribute it in modified or unmodified forms. Open source software is the most prominent example of open source development and often compared to user-generated content. The term open source software originated as part of a marketing campaign for free software. A report by Standish Group states that adoption of open source software models has resulted in savings of about $60 billion per year to consumers.

2.2Example of open source (OS)
LINUX:
-Advantages – Linux is portable to any hardware platform. The Linux OS and Linux applications have very short debug-times: Because Linux has been developed and tested by thousands of people; both errors and people to fix them are found very quickly. It often happens that there are only a couple of hours between discovery and fixing of a bug.

-Disadvantages – Linux is not very user friendly and confusing for beginners: In light of its popularity, considerable effort has been made to make Linux even easier to use, especially for new users. More information is being released daily, such as this guide, to help fill the gap for documentation available to users at all levels

Red Hat:

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT) is an American software company that is engaged in providing open source software products to the enterprise community. Founded in 1993, Red Hat has its corporate headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina with satellite offices worldwide. Red Hat has become associated to a large extent with...
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