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The Wide-Open Career Landscape of FOSS Tech Support

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http://www.linuxinsider.com – The growing popularity of free open source software is a sure sign that consumers and software developers alike are becoming more disenchanted with costly proprietary products. However, the promise of free software can be tarnished when software packages need configuration help and that help proves hard to find. When users have to wade through dozens of forum messages seeking a solution, the FOSS philosophy can turn into a turn-off. Especially for business users, the cost of tech support for free software and the various Linux distributions can become an issue. (General)