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[News] Lots of Good Uses to GNU/Linux and Reasons to Switch

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7 Cool Things to Do With Linux

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| So you’ve taken the plunge and installed Linux. You’ve followed all the 
| HOWTOs all over the net. You’ve got your wireless card working flawlessly. 
| You’ve got your video card working (and you’ve begun to loathe that spinning 
| cube). You’ve installed all the “restricted” software like Adobe Flash, Sun 
| Java and Google Earth. You’ve got all the patent restricted codecs and even 
| DVD playback working just like you want. Now what? You want to know what you 
| can do with Linux outside of the surfing, emailing, chatting and media 
| consumption you normally do? Well, here are a few things to keep you busy.       


Top 10 Responses to Why Should I Use Linux? - A Linux Evangelists’ Reference

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| If you’re a Linux enthusiast like me, you’ve probably tried to convert a few 
| people over to Linux from another operating system. Even though you succeed 
| many times, there are always a few ‘geniuses’ out there who need some real 
| persuading to switch over to Linux.   
| So here are some quick and simple things about Linux you can point out to 
| your potential convert. 
| 1. Linux helps you get rid of viruses, worms, and other computer infections.
| Although it is possible to get infected even with Linux (malware is mainly 
| written for Windows), its system architecture, based on a server-client 
| relationship makes it difficult for a virus to do any damage.   


A bit repetitive, but there's _loads_ of wins for Linux today.


100 reasons Linux beats Windows

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| 1. You don’t have to “activate” Linux by phone or Internet.
| 2. If you change your hardware and re-install Linux you don’t have to call
| someone to justify it.
| 3. There’s no such thing as Linux Genuine Advantage.


5 Things That Make Linux Great

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| Over the past 15 years or so, Linux has gained worldwide acceptance as a
| first-rate server operating system but do you know why? It's because Linux
| can also be used as a Desktop operating system, like Windows, on your
| personal computer at home or in the office. This article gives you a look at
| the five biggest reasons why you should take a look at Linux for yourself or
| your business.

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