"Linux has long been held in mystique as an operating system for
hard-core techies or hackers. Yet, this is far from true for
today's distros. A modern version of Linux is as easy to setup and
use as the Macintosh is legendary for. Here's reasons why people
stick to Windows and how those factors can be solved in what we
like to call a 'gentle' approach to Linux.
"What is an operating system anyway? It is, at heart, the piece
of software that allows you to use your computer..."