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Why Linux is Better


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Have a look at One day with Linux (a screenshot tour)!


stability

Is your system unstable?

security

Linux protects your computer.

dollars

Don't pay $100 for your operating system.

crapware

No more c**pware.

freedom

Freedom!

all_in_one

When the system has installed, why would you still need to install stuff?

drivers

Forget about drivers.

global_update

Update all your software with a single click.

warez

Why copy software illegally if you can get it for free?

search_software

Need new software? Don't bother searching the web, Linux gets it for you.

spatial_desktop

Jump into the next generation of desktops.

defragment

Does your digital life seem fragmented?

window_managers

Choose what your desktop looks like.

old_and_sluggish

Why does your Windows get slower day after day?

environment

Do something for the environment.

backdoors

No back doors in your software.

help

Enjoy free and unlimited support.

virtual_desktops

Too many windows? Use workspaces.

categories

No big mess in your start menu.

report_bugs

Don't wait years for bugs to be solved; report and track them down.

reboot_all_the_time

Are you tired of restarting your computer all the time?

alive

Let your old computer have a second life.

free_games

Play hundreds of games for free.

other_countries

Help other countries, and your own.

gaim_im_services

Use MSN, AIM, ICQ, Jabber, with a single program.

amarok

Get a great music player.

weather

Keep an eye on the weather.


The few cases where you should stick to Windows (for now)


Okay, I want Linux on my PC! What should I do now?


Oh, and if you're already a Linux geek, you might want to read this FAQ.


(Cover of Business Week, March 2003)

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