"The use of Linux is no longer the sole preserve of IT
administrators and tech-savvy computer users. Linux can now easily
be incorporated into your environment without even having to go
through the hassle of re-partitioning a disk. My previous article
on VMWare illustrates that Linux is now pretty much a tool for
everyone to use. However, one argument often made against the use
of Linux is the difficulty of managing it. For instance, can you
easily store and retrieve files on a Linux machine? Also, what
about the problem of just interacting with and running the Linux
machine? Isn't keeping up to date with Linux security patches a big
problem? These are all good questions that I answer in the
remainder of this article.
"It's worth remembering that there are also solid business
reasons for using Linux. For one, there's no hefty licence fee for
downloading and using Linux..."