Choosing a Desktop Linux Distro, Part 1: Getting What You Want

“hat there are many compelling reasons to switch to Linux is no
longer a matter of much debate.

“Excellent security and low — or nonexistent — costs, to name
just two, have already persuaded countless organizations and
individuals around the globe to eschew the world of end-user
license agreements (EULAs) and opt for the freedom and openness of
Linux instead.

“It’s difficult to count just how many desktop users Linux can
claim so far — most, after all, don’t go through the traditional
purchase process that would ease tracking. However, some estimates
place its market share as high as 10 percent.”


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