"Don't you wish some days you could just toss that Windows
computer out the, er, window and try something else? Something
where viruses and worms weren't everyday occurrences, where you
didn't have to suffer through lockups and crashes every few days?
Where the screen wasn't cluttered with pop-up ads and strange
spyware programs, snooping on your every move?
"Welcome to the world of desktop Linux. If you really can't
stand Windows or just want to try something new, the Linux
operating system is right up your alley.
"Available in a number of 'flavors,' Linux isn't perfect. But if
there's one generalization that characterizes the state of desktop
Linux today, it's that you finally don't have to sweat the small