"One of the aspects of migrating to Linux that puts many people
off giving it a try is the idea of having to leave behind tried and
trusted Windows applications and having to make the switch to
something else. Sure, the Windows app cost money and the chances
are good that a free open source replacement can be found, but
migrating is a hassle, and making the switch when you don't know
what applications you're going to switch to is unnerving.
"With that in mind I've decided to put together a few posts that
look at open source apps on Linux..."