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Five tips to help ease the migration from Mac to Linux

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In my most recent article “Five ways to ease the migration from Windows to Linux” I examined how you can help new users make the migration from Windows to Linux easier. But does the same hold true when trying to migrate from Mac OS X to Linux? Let’s find out.

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Five ways to ease migration from Windows to Linux

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In this brief series (if two articles can be considered a series) I will help ease the migration from both Windows to Linux and Mac to Linux. Hopefully, upon reading these articles, you will have a good game plan so your migration (or your users migration) will be as seamless as possible.

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The Twisting Path To Linux

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Dave Kaplan, a friend and colleague of mine who spearheaded the Portland Lindependence event, emailed me a few days ago and told me about a successful switch to Linux.

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Linux fans see opportunity in Windows 7 changeover

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Linux runs on a tiny share of corporate desktops, but open source partisans say the upcoming release of Windows 7 and the popularity of lightweight netbook PCs could help it gain ground -- even in Windows shops.

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Verona's University Migrates 4000 PCs to Linux

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Verona is about to become famous for more than just Romeo and Juliet and opera: the university of the romantic Italian city is migrating 4000 of its desktops to Linux and open source.

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Howto migrate a company to Linux

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Some time ago we migrated rentalia.com to Linux (Spanish). Based on that experience, I have written a guide to help in Linux migrations. This guide explains the common problems encountered when migrating a SMB to Linux, and the possible solutions you can apply to circumvent those pitfalls.

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Romania: Government promises to study benefits of open source next time

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The next time the Romanian government needs to renew proprietary software licences, it will consider the benefits of open source, minister of Communications and ICT Gabriel Sandu says in an interview published by the Romanian financial newspaper Ziarul Financiar on 15 June.

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Introducing pointy-haired bosses to FOSS

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Mike Dailey tries to convince us gave me the impression that moving to Linux is an all-or-nothing proposal. That's plain ridiculous. An undertaking of that scale is a gigantic project, which no CIO will endorse. What you can do is introduce FOSS technology in the enterprise, step by step. Once it has proven itself you may take the next step.

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An interesting discussion in Linux Blogs

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Thanks to Mike Dailey a very interesting discussion has been sparked on Linux and open source in the enterprise. For anybody wanting to follow the entire discussion here's how it goes.

It started here:

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10+1 things to tell your boss why you should migrate to Linux

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A while ago somebody asked me what he could tell his boss to convince him to migrate to Linux, so I made him a small list.

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Migration from Apache to Lighttpd

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In this article by Andre Bogus, we will be focusing on migrating from Apache to Lighttpd web server. Lighttpd is the perfect solution for every server that is suffering load problems, as it has a small memory footprint compared to other web-servers, effective management of the cpu-load, and advanced feature set, such as FastCGI, SCGI, Auth, Output-Compression, URL-Rewriting, and many more.

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Use nv, not nvidia drivers -> Save the headache

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Nvidia drivers, like it's propriety counterpart, ati, have a tendency to break. For some computer users, it breaks a lot. The open source drivers, vesa and nv, from experience, do not break on my systems.

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A story of my migration to Fedora.

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For the first time I tried fedora I was really frusrated from the operating system.
I would admit it was (and still is) a great one but the thought about migration is difficult enough.

At that time I was migrating from SuSE 9.3, it was so nice and comfortable distro but I left it for Fedora.

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Why Vista is not ready for Linux and Mac users

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I’ve started my simulated migration from Linux to Vista already, starting my dog food challenge two days early, I will go over my findings so far, sometimes making the assumptions a new Windows user would, and mostly from the perspective of a Linux “switcher”, with a dose of sarcasm.

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Italian lawyers use open source software to move online

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Just a few years ago, getting complex legal assistance from a lawyer you never met in person would have been unthinkable. Today, however, many people carry on relationships online; why not conduct business with your lawyer online as well? One Italian firm already works this way, using open source software as much as it can.

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