informIT: Linux vs. Linux: Which Distro Should You Dump Windows For?

“I’ll be honest with you; I’m not a full-fledged Linux Geek. I’m
one of those poor suckers who cut his teeth on the Windows OS,
learning bad habits and working within the limitations of the
sandbox set up for me by Microsoft. This is a good thing for you,
since I’m better-equipped to tell you how the different Linux
distributions compare to Windows, in addition to how they compare
to each other. Now granted, most people using Linux today probably
started out with Windows or even DOS; however, I still work with
Windows in addition to Linux, so I’m specially equipped to help you
choose a distribution that’s right for you…”