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Windows to Desktop Linux in Three Easy Steps

Oct 26, 2007, 04:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Neil McAllister)

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"Are you geek enough for Linux? Though it first earned a reputation as a platform for hobbyists and hackers, Linux has come a long way since Linus Torvalds cobbled together the first kernel as a student project. A modern Linux desktop is a sophisticated, user-friendly GUI environment, with features and applications to rival any proprietary OS. In fact, when compared to the mainstream alternatives, there are lots of compelling reasons to give Linux a try:

"It's free. Switching to open source software means the end of software license fees, not just for the operating system, but for the major applications that run on it, as well..."

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