A lot of people do. I have the new Amazon Kindle, and that runs on Linux, I also have an HTC Hero phone – and that runs Linux as well,
Look down the list below my sign-off and see if you do.
My point here is, Linux may not be in the main stream with home users, but manufacturers are quickly beginning to see how well-behaved the product can be.
A quick rule of thumb for changing over to Linux from Windows on your PC is as follows.
If you only use your PC for writing letters, email, and Googling, and you don’t need to interact with “state of the art” gadgets, then changing over to Linux is a doddle. Your operating system and software is not only free, but there around 18,000 free programs out there which you might like to play with in the future.
Heavy gadget users where you need to interact with your computer, heavy games players and those who use complex programsm such as Adobe’s Creative Suite should not move over until they can find out whether there is Linux software which will do the trick.
Linux can also bring to life older computers which have trouble running on Windows.
Linux is getting better every year and if it is not for you today, it could be in the future.
The simplest and easiest Linux to use is Ubuntu.
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