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PC World: How YOU Can Get Started With Linux

Jan 28, 2005, 02:30 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Newton)

"Every month when my column posts, I get a bevy of e-mail. And every month, there is a contingent of readers who have one question for me: How do I get started with Linux?

"It's a simple question, and I wish there were one simple answer for the folks who've decided they've had enough with Microsoft Windows, and that it's time to make a switch. I've been trying to answer this question in various ways for years now. Back in 1999, I contributed to one attempt at an answer, and the result was a lengthy, sometimes confusing set of instructions that really don't apply anymore, for a simple reason: You don't need to be a geek to install Linux these days..."

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