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Why I do not use Windows as my primary OS

http://delvalle26.blogspot.com

Reasoning and background information in regard to what motivated me in ditching MS Windows as platform. Deals with my hearty dislike of drm, Windows shortcomings, business practices of Microsoft, and the benefits of being a Free Software user, etc.

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Created by delvalle26 5 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 48 weeks ago
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My First Linux Encounter or How to Switch to Linux

http://linux-weekly.blogspot.com

But what made me stick to Linux and never return, what kept me getting used to all the new stuff and a new, different way of doing things, was the pure fact that I knew Linux will be different and I must put effort into learning it.

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Created by Chris7mas 6 years 10 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 10 weeks ago
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Why Is So Hard for Windows Users to Understand That Linux Is Not Windows

http://vivapinkfloyd.blogspot.com

This is just a rant (hopefully it will be regarded as pertinent and non-'laming') on why Windows users try Linux and return frustrated to Windows after several hours or days. I won't praise Linux and the way it works, I won't even compare and say 'here Linux is easier because ...', instead I have a few questions for all of you who blame Linux for not being and behaving like Windows.

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Created by Chris7mas 6 years 20 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 20 weeks ago
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Using Strings To Safely Get Program Usage Information On Linux And Unix

http://linuxshellaccount.blogspot.com

How to find out what options a command takes, and what it does, when you have no clue what it's used for and don't want to make a huge mess!

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Created by eggixyz 6 years 21 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 21 weeks ago
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9000 PCs in Swiss schools migrating to GNU/Linux in September [German]

http://www.pro-linux.de

The schools of the Canton of Geneva are going to switch 9000 computers from Windows to GNU/Linux in September according to this article which is in German. Here is the google translation: http://google.com/translate?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.pro-linux.de%2Fnews%2F200...

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Created by mark 6 years 33 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 33 weeks ago
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