Out With The Slow, In With The Linux
Feb 03, 2009, 09:02 (1 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"But I Don’t Want To Learn A New OS!
"Don't think you can use it? Think again. The interface and
usability is very easy to use. If you're familiar with Windows or a
Mac then you are not far off. It’s like anything that is new.
You just need a few runs to get warmed up.
"Also, once you install Linux it comes with a bunch of great
programs that you will use right off the bat such as OpenOffice.
It's a great application that is equivalent to Microsoft Office
which costs over $150 dollars, yet OpenOffice is free. And you can
interchange MS Office documents with OpenOffice.
"There are other free programs like Gimp which is used to
process digital graphics and photographs similar to Photoshop.
"Maybe you're a little more tech savvy? Well you'll find an
excess of open source development tools, compilers, interpreters,
editors and even versioning tools. Imagine how much money you will