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Moving from Windows to Linux: Easy Steps and Resources

Feb 04, 2012, 07:02 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Dean)

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"Linux is succeeding on many platforms other than computing desktops, but it's still true that many Microsoft Windows users are either switching to Linux or choosing to run it as a secondary operating system. In many cases, Windows users are unaware of the benefits they can get from Linux, or don't know where to start in experimenting. However, there are a number of free resources available for Windows users who want to take the Linux plunge. In this post, you'll find our updated collection of several of them that can make moving to Linux very easy.

"PC World is out with a good Getting Started Guide for Windows users who are interested in Linux. The guide discusses benefits of Linux, what you need to get started, and how to turn a Windows PC into a dual-boot computer, which can be one of the best ways for Linux newbies who are used to Windows to get started. Users can also brush up on the most popular Linux distributions here. "

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