"How easy is it to give up Windows and move to Linux? To find
out, we decided to put Ubuntu on one of the computers in the office
that was previously used by a dedicated Windows fan. The only
problem is that it was mine! The challenge was to last a week
without going back to Windows.
"The first thing to point out is that, one month on, despite
what I had expected, I'm still using Linux: it seems that the
transplant has been accepted.
"I hope that real Linux fans will forgive me: I don't have all
of the background or the vocabulary, so what I'm describing here
might seem obvious, but it's the honest opinion of an ordinary
"Linux: no worries
"First of all, I cheated. I didn't install Linux myself, but I
had Franck do it, via Windows. It was easy, and pretty fast. It was
certainly quicker than your typical Windows installation which can
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