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9 reasons to switch from Windows to Linux

May 27, 2009, 22:32 (0 Talkback[s])

"You don't want to spend the time and effort learning about Linux just to realize that changing your operating system to Linux does not solve the problem you have or does not deliver the benefits you expected.

"I will list 9 of the most common reasons to switch from Windows to Linux and try to explain in which cases the switch to Linux has a good chance of delivering the expected benefits.

"- Your computer is getting slower! It is a known fact that the Windows operating system degrades over time (don't worry, I won't explain why to a poor beginner: let's just say it's technical). As a result a computer that seemed fast 3 years ago can now feel like a snail. Installing Linux will fix the problem permanently as Linux does not degrades over time like Windows."

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