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NewsForge: A Windows User's Guide to Getting Started with Linux

Jun 02, 2004, 07:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Krissi Danielsson)

"As Linux gains momentum, many longtime Windows users are beginning to take notice. With Linux's legendary stability, security, and low cost, the draw is obvious. But if you're a Windows user, how do you know where to begin? This article summarizes the easiest ways for Windows users to get started in Linux or to make a full migration.

"If you are thinking about making a switch but are worried about the hassle of installing a new operating system, you're not alone. It's a common myth that Linux is only for 'geeks,' but a good number of Windows users fear Linux because the prospect of even installing it is a little intimidating..."

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