Free Software Magazine: Moving to Freedom, One Step at a Time
Sep 13, 2006, 00:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Scott Carpenter)
"Time to get on with the move. Giving up Windows is like kicking
a drug habit. It's easier to take the path of least resistance and
keep using. If quitting proprietary software was a twelve step
program--although, let's not push the analogy too far--maybe after
admitting we were powerless over our proprietary programs, coming
to believe that a Higher Power could restore us to Freedom, and so
on and so forth, maybe we'd... make a searching and fearless
inventory of cross-platform free programs we could run on Windows
first so that a new operating system wouldn't be entirely alien
when we finally sobered up and moved to GNU/Linux?
"Or something like that..."