Since more than 90 percent of the development projects to be commissioned is a Web application that runs on the Linux server, we purchased and build a Linux server for development.
Although it is Linux distributions, previously but I was using well Redhad / Fedora, recently because there are many opportunities to use Debian, we chose Debian.
And it was touched for the first time the Linux It was a student who was attending a vocational school of software. Put the version 4 of Red Hat to your PC, and you remembered that the had been struggling to master. After all, the installation, by operating the X Window System until connect to the Internet, I think it took about a month. And to have purchased over a period of several tens of thousand yen a C / C ++ language compiler for Windows for learning, is a nostalgic time the various languages of the compiler on Linux has impressed on the fact that available free of charge.
Now it is overwhelmingly build a Linux server when compared with at the time was easier. Basic installation by booting the installation CD, network configuration, various server applications, I have finished in less than 30 minutes to install and configure the various development tools. and (although not because the server applications X put)
In the server world is Linux, which established itself, but it still is on the desktop of the world unfortunately. Such a thing saying that his is also using Windows Vista at home, because there is a need to use absolutely the Microsoft Office office applications.
Open To proceed with such Office is used in the same way as a little more MS Office (or if accustomed to allow users to select the Open Office and Google Docs off the MS Office), to come up even position in the Linux desktop market In I think not. It is economic will that you can buy cheap Windows and MS Office license fees minute (several hundred US dollars) PC if that happens.