Category: Career & Business

3 Ways to Make Money Selling Linux Apps! Strategies Analyzed..!!

This article is focussed on individual developers who want to create an application by themselves (a one-person team) and sell it to make some money on the Linux world. There are 2 types of people who are interested in this question You are a Linux user and you have an awesome idea for an application and you are wondering if you can sell it once it’s done and make some money from it. You have just heard of a lot of people making so much money in Android and iOS and you are wondering whether the same is possible in...

Can You Make A Linux Distro And Sell It? An Analysis!

In the last article, we saw how bigger organizations like RedHat and Google built their businesses around open-source Linux distros. If you haven’t read that already then go-ahead to the link below and once you finish reading it, come back to this one. How Do Linux Distros Make Money? Strategies Explained! To recap it briefly the strategies and principles big companies use to make money from open-source Linux distros are the following. Top 5 Strategies To Monetize Linux Distros Strategy#1: Keep it free and keep the monetization as unobtrusive as possible Strategy#2: Have a vibrant community following Strategy#3: Tie open source software with...

How Do Linux Distros Make Money? Strategies Explained!

Let’s look at the Linux Distros from a business perspective and analyze some of the strategies that companies use to monetize their products in this article. Linux is an open-source project and as such anyone is free to use the code available online to make their own distros. But the development of any professional software needs a lot of time and effort. Do the developers who work on these Linux distros do it purely for fun? How are these open-source projects supported? Is it possible to make money through Linux distros? If yes then how? Can Linux and open source...