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HOWTO: Convert A Friend To Linux

http://hehe2.net

Warning: You should proceed with caution using this Howto, if you do not know what you are doing you could damage your relationship with Friend 2.0 or totally break it. Also, using this Howto extensively with multiple Friend 2.0’s may damage Life 4.5, and end up as a sorrow lonely geek.

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Created by snotbutter 6 years 47 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 47 weeks ago
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The migration of a fussy Windows user to Linux

http://marcfearby.com

I’m a very fussy user when it comes to my operating systems and I have managed to get by with Windows XP for a long time, but its days are numbered.

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Linux for muggles

http://afifplc.blogspot.com

My first experience with Linux was 8 years ago, a few years after my Dad bought me my first ever computer. The first Linux OS that I tried was RedHat Linux. At that time the Internet in this country was still at its infancy so I didn't know much about other Linux distributions (distro).

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McKesson Migrates To Linux As Boost To Patient Safety

http://www.informationweek.com

The healthcare services company moved 50 of its 70 applications to Linux over the last two years and will complete the process with the remaining 20 within a year or two.

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NY Stock Exchange switches to Linux

http://ars.userfriendly.org

Cute cartoon for December 16th about why the New York Stock Exchange decided that Linux migration was the best idea...

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Ubuntu - a Linux distribution for everyone

http://it.gen.nz

I’ve been fiddling with Linux for a decade now. And, frankly, back then it was a total bear to get it working - you had to really, really, want to.

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Open Source Government: Europe buying or watching Open Source?

http://robertogaloppini.net

At the 6th NorthEast Asia Open Source SW Promotion Forum held in Seoul on the 12 September 2007 Christophe Forax, representing the EU Telecom and Media Commissioner Viviane Reding, stated that Europe should better monetize open source software.

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Ubuntu Alternatives For Beginners

http://www.osweekly.com

I have heard a number of people tell me that as much as they love the speed of development and the community, sometimes Ubuntu just gets ahead of itself.

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Cost drives firms from UNIX to Linux

http://www.siliconrepublic.com

Almost two thirds of Irish IT experts say the main motivation for migrating to the Linux operating system from UNIX for use in servers is cost, according to a recent survey from Novell’s Open Enterprise Summit in Dublin.

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The Switch from Windows to Ubuntu

http://jorgeonprogramming.blogspot.com

It seems appropriate for my first blog entry to be about the computer that I program on at home. I switched my desktop OS recently.

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Debating the economics of Windows-to-Linux migration

http://www.interopnews.com

My post last week on the difficult economics of Windows-to-Linux desktop migrations in big organizations like government agencies drew a fair amount of reader comments, all of it commendably polite and reasonable.

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Why I've moved from Vista to Ubuntu 7.10

http://community.zdnet.co.uk

I've been using Windows since it was battling for desktop supremacy with GEM in the early 90s. In the mid 90s I spent several years producing newspapers on Apple Macs. Since the late 90s I've dabbled with Linux, but there have always been compelling reasons to return to, or stick with, Windows.

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Mass-migrating Microsoft Word documents to OpenOffice.org on Linux

http://searchenterpriselinux.techtarget.com

Is your organization in the process of migrating from Microsoft Word to OpenOffice.org on Linux? If so, your biggest obstacle may not be getting used to the new suite, but rather moving from Microsoft's proprietary .doc format to OpenOffice's Open Document Format (ODF).

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Eating Dog Food

http://lxer.com

But what if your company is so high-profile in the PC industry that every internal move is noted by MS? What if MS is permanently on-site? What if MS pays your company (in one form or another) to keep their desktop standard internally? What if MS coerces your business...

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The open source governmental adoption wave

http://weblog.infoworld.com

"While governments considering supporting OSS are primarily concerned with significant switching costs and incompatibility problems, OSS is actually superior to proprietary software because it increases compatibility and consequently decreases switching costs in the long term."

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