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MozillaQuest: Linux for Microsoft Windows Users: #2 - Getting Started with Windows-Like Desktop

Feb 14, 2001, 17:07 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Are you normally a Microsoft Windows user who now is using Linux as a second or alternative computer operating system? Or, are you making the switch from Microsoft (MS) Windows to Linux? If so, then chances are that you want your Linux installation to look and to feel as much like MS Windows as possible."

"Fair enough. That's both reasonable and understandable. The more Linux looks and feels like MS Windows, the less time and effort you need to invest in learning Linux and Linux applications."

"As an individual computer user it is important to you that you can get right into using your Linux-based computer for getting work done, playing games, surfing the Net, or whatever you do with your MS Windows-based computer. If you are an IS/IT manager, it is important that your people make the transition from MS Windows to Linux with a minimum of training-cost investment and with a minimum of productivity loss during training and transition."

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