Switching to Desktop Linux? 6 Ways to Ease the Migration
Jan 28, 2011, 04:34 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Katherine Noyes)
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"With all the many compelling reasons for a company to switch to
Linux on the desktop, it's no wonder that businesses large and
small are increasingly relying on the free and open source
operating system. After all, it's free, flexible, reliable, and
highly secure--to name just a few of the most attractive
"No matter how good your reasons for switching from Windows to
Linux, however, the fact remains that most of us don't like change.
That--more than anything else--is why migrations of any kind can be
"One of the most common mistakes new desktop Linux users make is
to give up too easily, often citing the frequently heard myth that
"It's too hard." The truth, however, is that it's just different.
It may be difficult to remember at this point, but Windows took
some getting used to, too."