10 ways to help users transition to Linux
Jan 28, 2009, 06:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Wallen)
"Sheer economics are driving the increasingly widespread usage
of the Linux operating system. It’s free, it’s
reliable, it’s safe, and (did I mention?) it’s free!
But when adopting a new operating system, there is always a
learning curve for the user base. Not only that, many users think
Linux is hard to use. This, of course, is not necessarily so. But
it’s your job to overcome their reluctance and to train them
to use Linux so that it becomes second-nature to them, as Windows
is. Without sending your users to some sort of boot camp, this may
seem like a rather daunting task. But there are ways to ease the
pain of learning Linux. Let’s examine some of them."