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open source

n
(Computer Science)
a. intellectual property, esp computer source code, that is made freely available to the general public by its creators
b. (as modifier): open source software. Compare closed source
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Interop's solutions include a free website with Open Source UNIX tools for Windows, commercial interoperability products for enterprise customers and online community forums for customers with interoperability needs.
Linux on Intel takes away both hardware and software sales from Sun and the first survey in the Open Source Unix Research Initiative shows that, next to Intel, Sun SPARC is the most likely platform to host Linux -- not surprising, since it is the dominant proprietary Unix platform.
CrossOver Linux is the new name for CrossOver Office, the company's flagship solution built on Wine, the open source Unix implementation of the Win32 API.

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