Linux for a Small Business

If you're self-employed or run a small shop, here are some office applications you should be using.

If you are currently using a proprietary operating system and proprietary applications and have decided to make the switch to the security, stability and freedom of Linux, I welcome you, and I consider my mission accomplished.

After spending nearly 15 years with a Fortune 100 company, Gary Maxwell started a second career as a commercial writer. A Linux enthusiast, Gary operates his business completely with Linux and open-source software. He specializes in advertising copywriting and corporate communications. For questions or comments, he can be reached at



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Great to see

SteveT's picture

Great to see get a mention on this excellent blog. This software is really good and offers a good free alternative to students and small business owners alike. Thanks.

Steve from Business Ideas.

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Hello! My name is Gary Maxwell the author of this article. Just writing to let you know that my web site address has changed to:

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Thanks for a very well

uldics's picture

Thanks for a very well written rewiev. It convinced me for using GnuCash. The programs help system seems to be a good help for small business starters.