"Linux has a negative image associated with it; a most
unfortunate affliction when that image is contrary to the truth.
I'm occasionally asked 'why do you bother with Linux?' by people
who haven't used it recently under the assumption that it's
difficult to use, counter intuitive, geeky, nerdy and any number of
other adjectives. However it is my intention to raise awareness
that Linux is remarkably usable these days, so on that note let's
start looking at how Linux has outgrown that stereotype..."