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Mad Penguin: Who is Moving to Linux and Why?

Nov 10, 2006, 01:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

[ Thanks to Matt D. for this link. ]

"For a number of weeks now, I've been pondering exactly who chooses to migrate to Linux and perhaps even more importantly, why. Seriously, what is the motivating factor when it comes to making the move to a new OS? Generally speaking, it comes down to a need for a change.

"Whether this stems from the need to try something new, or the fact that Vista is making people in Windows land very nervous, the fact remains that there is a relative flood of new users coming over to the Linux world hoping to find a more effective alternative to proprietary operating systems..."

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