Lobby4Linux: Windows to Linux With Data In Tact? Childs Play.
Mar 15, 2006, 02:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Starks)
"As Linux Advocates, we are constantly looking for ways to make
the migration or switch to Linux as painless as possible. One of
the biggest hurdles we face is getting Windows data over to the
Linux Environment intact. Many times, emails were forwarded to a
newly-created gmail account and then re-forwarded to the new
Thunderbird or Kmail account when it was ready. Not only was this
time consuming, it was prone to error as well. Email turned out to
be one of the easiest problems to deal with.
"The data was not the only problem... matching software programs
between Windows and Linux was not always a cut and dried