Exercises and Quiz

Please note that if you cannot answer these questions then maybe you should read the introduction again.

  1. Why would it be essential that you have an understanding of the business benefits and aspects to Linux, Open Source and Free Software?

  2. Why would the conventional business world frown upon using these products?

    a. Conventional business in a non computer-related sense (e.g insurance, furniture manufacturer).

    b. Conventional business in a computer related sense (e.g computer manufacturer, software development company).

  3. Are Unix and Linux the same product?

  4. Itemise a few of the players in the politics surrounding the use and development of Open Source and Free Software in a business related world. (Halloween papers?)

  5. Do you understand how this course works and what equipment you will need to be able to complete this course?