“Life need not be frustrating for new Linux users, provided they
avoid certain obvious errors, says Jack Wallen.
“If new desktop users know what mistakes to avoid, they can save
themselves a lot of grief. Here are some of the most common Linux
desktop mistakes that I regularly see new users make.
“1. Assuming it’s Windows
“It might seem surprising, but the average user has no idea
different operating systems exist. In fact, most average users
couldn’t tell Windows XP from Windows 7.”