I am trying to download the C Tools package since the pentaho representative told me it is open source but i can't find anywhere to download the files
Ctools is already on Pentaho - what exactly is your question?
Sorry i downloaded the Pentaho trial version and i want to use the C Tools to create dashboard but i don't see it so i thought since it was a community based product i would have to download it separately as i was told by one of the Pentaho representatives.
If i am in correct in my assumption, can i be pointed to the right way
No, it's in there, just not visible. Check this: Activate CDE - Pentaho Documentation
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