4 Ways to Give Desktop Linux a Test-Drive
Sep 20, 2010, 13:03 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Katherine Noyes)
"That desktop Linux offers myriad compelling advantages for
business users is no longer the subject of much debate. All that
remains for many Windows users is to give it a tr
"That step, however, can cause some anxiety. Though not
difficult, installing Linux outright can feel like too big a
commitment for some people; others may worry about the effect on
their current software and files.
"The good news is, there are multiple ways you can take Linux
for a test-drive without actually installing it. Everything else on
your computer will stay the same, and if you decide you don't want
to keep Linux after all, there's no harm done.
"Ready to meet Linux on your desktop? Then just pick an approach
and give it a whirl."