Computerworld Australia: Six Tips for Linux, Open Source Desktop Migrations
Mar 26, 2007, 20:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Planning a migration from Windows PCs to Linux-based desktops
is no small task. Here are six issues and strategies to consider
before getting started.
"1. Before Windows, go after Office first
"Before you even consider Linux as a desktop operating system,
install the OpenOffice application suite on end-users' desktops to
give them a taste of open source software. Because Office
productivity tools are the most common applications used by most
corporate employees, it is more important to for users to get used
to a new Office platform than a new desktop environment..."