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Migrating to Ubuntu Linux from Microsoft Windows

May 17, 2007, 08:15 (7 Talkback[s])

"Four years ago I tried about a dozen Linux distributions, to see if they were ready for an ordinary user to install as an escape from the Windows world. None of the distros performed well enough for me to recommend them to a non-geek unless they were going to hire someone to install it. After hearing Dell's recent announcement that it will sell computers with pre-installed Ubuntu Linux, I decided to see if Ubuntu was user-friendly.

"My non-negotiable requirements for a new operating system center on simplicity for me..."

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