"Every month when my column posts, I get a bevy of e-mail. And
every month, there is a contingent of readers who have one question
for me: How do I get started with Linux?
"It's a simple question, and I wish there were one simple answer
for the folks who've decided they've had enough with Microsoft
Windows, and that it's time to make a switch. I've been trying to
answer this question in various ways for years now. Back in 1999, I
contributed to one attempt at an answer, and the result was a
lengthy, sometimes confusing set of instructions that really don't
apply anymore, for a simple reason: You don't need to be a geek to
install Linux these days..."
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