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LinuxDevCenter: The Best Tips from the Great Linux Desktop Migration Contest

Sep 16, 2004, 06:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"What's the best way to move an organization to a Linux desktop? That was the focus of the recent contest we held in conjunction with Novell, and participants offered lots of solid suggestions that we've presented below. There were prizes at stake, including a gift certificate for books from O'Reilly valued at $1,500. Yet, for many, the chance to share an open source experience and persuade some corporate fence sitters to wean themselves from Windows was incentive enough.

"The Great Linux Desktop Migration Contest asked for entries in three categories: write an essay on the Benefits of Migrating to Linux; present an example of a Phased Migration Plan; and give us three Tips for Migrating.

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