"In the past couple of years, Linux has become well established
as an alternative server and workstation operating system.
"Professional users have discovered that Linux is a secure web
surfing platform, as well. Linux might have just as many security
holes as Microsoft operating systems, but SuSE, Knoppix, Red Hat
and so on are not particularly vulnerable to virus attacks as they
are not major targets for hackers.
"On the other hand, Windows is indispensable when it comes to
multimedia, especially video editing and DVD authoring. For office
and image editing too, Windows is currently still in the lead.
Consequently, many professionals use both systems..."
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