Linux and E-Commerce

The experience of one company selling Windows software using Linux to build a reliable e-commerce solution.

Choosing to build a Linux-based e-commerce solution has provided a critical benefit for our business and allowed us to effectively respond to constant change.

Yermo Lamers ( is co-founder of DTLink Software (, a company that develops and distributes Personal Stock Monitor for MS Windows, an Internet-based stock tracking application. He has built and licensed quite a few revenue-generating server systems on top of Linux since the days of SLS .99pl14 and looks forward to the day when Wine can be used to run Personal Stock Monitor on Linux.



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Mike Carson's picture

Great article. Regarding transaction services, definitely check out the ecommerce solutions at They definitely offer the best and most stable service I've ever used.