A Survey on Open Source Software using Questionnaire

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
© - April Issue 2013 by IJCTT Journal
Volume-4 Issue-4                           
Year of Publication : 2013
Authors :Dr. Pardeep Mittal, Jatinderpal Singh


Dr. Pardeep Mittal, Jatinderpal Singh"A Survey on Open Source Software using Questionnaire"International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT),V4(4):833-838 April Issue 2013 .ISSN 2231-2803.www.ijcttjournal.org. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract: -In today’s era computer is the basic need of everyone. From an individual to business organizations, Industries, colleges and universities, everyone use computer for their basic purpose. Software is a main part of a computer system. Today’s most of the person use proprietary and pirated software. These software are not the best options towards convenience of a user. Because proprietary software is costly, that is not afforded by every user and pirated software is illegal to use. The alternative to these software is open source software. Open source software is not widely used because of its less awareness among common man. This research paper analyzes the factors related to open source software that to aware and to check the awareness of open source software. The research paper includes a survey questionnaire that takes all the factors into count and before starting actual survey a pilot study for this questionnaire was done to confirm its acceptance.



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Keywords — upgrade, cheaper, secure, UGC, modify, redistribute.