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Out With The Slow, In With The Linux

Feb 03, 2009, 09:02 (1 Talkback[s])

"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 save!"

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