Ubuntu Linux is Prime Time for your Business Desktop and Notebook Computing Environment

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http://i486.net – As a business consultant, web designer and photographer my technical expertise around doing system administration on my desktop Microsoft is limited and sometimes I do not need the Wizard my son, computer engineering to get it right. In a work environment Microsoft is maintaining respect to potential security breaches and patches is a constant standby. The rigor of keeping abreast of latest operating system updates and upgrades Norton Spyware takes time. NEWS precious hours are spent each week and lost on the task of self-government, dictated by the operating environment from Microsoft. So with the purchase of an IBM T40 (laptop drive), increasing the time of administering the system was not an option. This one forced serious consideration of Linux as an alternative operating environment. It was five years ago. Now, a Linux user, I do not profess clearly the capabilities and advantages of Linux to NEWS small and large companies , especially when it comes to deploying mobile. NEWS What variant of Linux is best for small businesses and mobile deployment in your company? As manager of small and medium enterprises development with Sun Microsystems, exposure to Linux and the debate around sustainability was a daily event. Questioning and challenging NEWS virtues of Open Source (FREE) Linux versus Linux Licensed NEWS versions like Red Hat and Novell SuSE continues to this day. After years of personal use of free software (Free) on Linux, I can never go back to running the Microsoft operating environment on my laptop. And once you can get Linux versions of Quick Books, Quick Tax and Picasa (now available on Linux), there is no reason to stay in this perpetual administrative nightmare world of Microsoft. Having successfully deployed two alternatives open source Linux on my IBM T40 laptop over the past 5 years, a convincing comparison can be made between Fedora NEWS and Ubuntu NEWS . Fedora , version Open Source Red Hat, the expertise required installation of some Linux gurus from Belleville, Ontario. It worked well but required some ninja Linux system administration every 6-9 months. Articles Administration applied during these visits included improving Open Office (open source version of Star Office), Linux operating system patches and new device drivers. This, again, proved to be a drain on my barely time to do real business. Now the Linux called Ubuntu < / a> is installed on my laptop. Ubuntu by Canonical is a full Open Source Linux based on Debian Linux. Ubuntu is now available on Dell systems and federal governments are adding to the Linux operating environment to their list of standard OS available for all desktop and notebook. Right out the door, Ubuntu is easy to install. You could even bring down a copy of trial experience exactly how it would behave on your mobile phone before downloading and committing environmental Ubuntu OS on your machine. But the best part is that Ubuntu is consistently above the OS and all software updates related application. Ubuntu has an Update Manager that magically appears in the toolbar of office. And with a simple click (and password) you are kept up to date on the latest versions of Ubuntu patches, all the Linux applications you have installed from Canonical and Upgrades Open Office. With Linux reboot your machine after an update is almost nonexistent. Oh, as an extra treat with Ubuntu, Ubuntu boots on your machine in less than a minute. I’ll still have a coffee when my computer start Microsoft. An additional advantage of Ubuntu: there is no need to install ant-virus and anti-spyware. Ubuntu repels inherently vial these scourges of the Internet. With Ubuntu your life administration system will be simple and painless. You can spend hours longer sell the quality and marketing. NEWS want to reduce the hidden costs in your organization that occur as Microsoft Self-administration by end users? Ubuntu is a must for you or your people to consider. Seriously consider, test and deploy. Carl Chesal is a business consultant and channel development, trainer, internet marketer and professional photographer. It operates BizFare Enterprise Inc. ;, providing business development, marketing, and internet marketing services. Bizfare company also operates a number of protected sites to shopping sites online. (General)