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Nov 17, 2006, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chad Perrin)

"Once upon a time, Linux was a hacker's operating system, in the sense that only the most dedicated and enthusiastic computer geeks had the motivation and skill to make sense of it and make it work for them. That has been changing for several years, and now it's entirely possible for casual computer users to make the transition from Microsoft Windows without undue difficulty. In fact, it is possible now for someone to make the switch to Linux and never even have to use the command line interface. GUI utilities and configuration tools are available from installation onward, and in the case of some operations--like using the graphical interfaces for software management programs--basic system functionality is made even easier to use than equivalent tasks in Microsoft Windows..."

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