I downloaded and installed Red Hat 7.2. Linux didn’t immediately replace Windows for me. It took time for me to learn how Linux worked, and it took Linux time to improve and mature, a process we’re both still undergoing. I still have Windows XP, but now the only time I use it is to troubleshoot problems for others. Linux is now at the point where it is easier to install than Windows, and just as easy to run. My two printers, new DVD burner, and digital camera were easily detected and usable with Linux (okay, maybe not the camera). When I replaced my motherboard Linux just detected it and kept going. Windows wouldn’t even boot. And with Linux you don’t have to run antispyware and antivirus software……………
January 11, 2007
Why Switch to Linux?