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Computerworld Australia: Six Tips for Linux, Open Source Desktop Migrations

Mar 26, 2007, 20:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Phil Hochmuth)

"Planning a migration from Windows PCs to Linux-based desktops is no small task. Here are six issues and strategies to consider before getting started.

"1. Before Windows, go after Office first

"Before you even consider Linux as a desktop operating system, install the OpenOffice application suite on end-users' desktops to give them a taste of open source software. Because Office productivity tools are the most common applications used by most corporate employees, it is more important to for users to get used to a new Office platform than a new desktop environment..."

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