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Migrating to Linux, Part 1: Sharing a Room With Windows

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http://www.linuxinsider.com – Microsoft has a very clever philosophy that it uses to keep consumers misinformed about the benefits of the Linux operating system. It's a simple message that effectively dissuades consumers from deviating from the Microsoft upgrade path to Windows 7. The argument basically asserts that consumers making the Windows upgrade will continue to enjoy a familiar desktop experience. Why change to an offbeat OS that businesses shy away from? Microsoft has used this approach numerous times in disparaging the use of Linux on netbook and desktop computers. (General)