I´am like most of you using windows xp as my primary operating system. I always pondered if I should make a complete change to linux, make a dual boot system or stay with windows. Every decision would have advantages but also disadvantages.
Linux is one of the most popular server operating system and slowly rising in popularity as a desktop operating system as well. This can be attributed to the progress that Linux distributions have made in regards to the installation and usability. For the most part, installing Linux is not complicated anymore at all, and users of all experience levels can make that happen.
Linux systems are called distributions of which there are plenty. A couple of popular ones are Ubuntu, which is probably the most popular system right now, Linux Mint, Debian or OpenSuse. The Linux category features news, reviews, software, tutorials and everything else of interest to existing and future Linux users.
What is holding back Linux the most is without doubt also one if the system’s greatest strengths: diversity. New users may find the number of Linux distributions to choose one from overwhelming to say the least.
If you want to make the switch from windows to linux you should know some common differences between the two operating systems. A techrepublic article describes ten differences that every new linux user should know before making the switch.
It seems that articles that cover running linux in windows are becoming more and more popular. I wrote one a few days ago (with vmwareplayer) and would like to introduce another method of achieving this. Like the last time linux will be embedded inside windows which has some advantages but also some disadvantages. Many people […]
I know what some of you might be thinking right now. I´am using windows, everything is fine, why should I download and burn a linux live cd ? Whats my gain ? Its partially true of course, for most of the time windows is a pretty stable system but sometimes one encounters small problems that […]