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What 5 pieces of software would you take to the fabled "desert island"?

Bert Bates
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- a spreadsheet
- a text editor
- unix (is that cheating?)
- a C compiler (is that part of Unix?)
- a browser

(okay, I guess it's a desert island with an internet connection )


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There is still internet access right?

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Assuming i have taken laptop with me, i would only need a os installed in it with a browser (as i would be able to access the Internet and download other softwares)
Randall Twede
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a desert island with electricity and and internet connection?
ok, i would need and OS
and a browser
and a massive multiplayer RPG such as ultima online


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Skype so I can tell people where to send the rescue party.

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Kaustubh G Sharma
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only need internet connection, power supply and a OS there.. rest stuff I'll download


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