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From Linux to Windows: Is This 2009 Downgrade Really Necessary?

Dec 16, 2008, 19:32 (1 Talkback[s])

"My reasoning: I'm happy with Linux. But as a reluctant concession to the business world, I've installed Office 2003 using CrossOver Linux. I also installed Internet Explorer, so I can use the web interface of our Help Desk portal software, ConnectWise. (Side note, WorksWithU's sister site, MSPmentor.net, covers ConnectWise and other managed services tools closely.)

"And I also use Virtual Box to run a virtual machine of Windows XP and Office and other common apps. I have two, if not three, ways of running all of our critical business functions. After explaining my preference of using Linux as my primary platform, his response was, "well we can talk about it on Friday when I'm in your office. I can explain my position better in person..."

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