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Blogcritics: Linux Truths, Half-Truths, and Myths

Mar 06, 2007, 23:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steve Wild)

"When people find out I run Linux on my computer instead of Windows or even Mac OS X they sometimes have funny ideas about what it must be like. Some of it is historical; Linux used to be quite difficult to administer in its younger days. Some of it is misinformation, or no information at all. I hope to dispell some of the misconceptions.

"Linux is difficult to install--Myth. For the most part. Depending on the distribution, Linux is much faster and easier to install than Windows is. A smooth install of Linux takes me about an hour including installing updates, and even less sometimes..."

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