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Why Linux Isn't Only for Geeks

Nov 22, 2011, 09:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Cristian Stan)

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"You can increase your productivity tenfold by increasing your desktop space without spending money for extra monitors and expensive graphics cards. With Linux just tapping three keys quickly and easily moves to the next or previous workspace. Not everyone uses Linux as a server though and those who don't will still find it as a feature rich operating system with great open source alternatives to commercial applications Open Office is a free open source replacement for Microsoft Office. It can open all the files Microsoft programs create and save files in a variety of formats. There are also open source alternatives to Adobe Reader and even Java JRE and JDK. The open source applications often end up running much faster than commercial applications or at the very least on par in terms of speed with commercial applications."

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