"We put Linux on a test PC, and in eight weeks it never
crashed. But are you any closer to ditching Windows than you were
six months ago? Here's what you need to know before you
"Until now, a notoriously frustrating installation process
stopped most people from loading Linux on their desktops and
notebooks. Corel, however, has remedied this problem..."
"Hardware compatibility, especially for printers, has posed
another obstacle to using Linux on your PC..., but in response to
the massive growth of the Linux user base, peripheral makers have
begun to come up with the necessary drivers."
"The final roadblock facing Linux has been the lack of popular
software that will run on it."
"Linux advocates expect the software situation to improve soon.
Corel is investing not only in its own distribution of Linux, but
in a Linux version of its massive Windows-based WordPerfect Office
"In light of Linux's impressive progress over the past six
months, the choice between Windows and Linux has gotten a lot more
difficult to make. To simplify the situation, we've formulated
several questions you should ask yourself before deciding whether
to make the jump or stand pat."
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