Are you an exclusive Microsoft Windows user who wishes to switch to Linux? Perhaps you are looking forward to embracing Linux for the following reasons -
- Microsoft Windows is closed source and you seek an open source alternative.
- You want to check out what the hype on Linux is all about.
- You are fascinated by the rock solid stability and security you will get in using Linux which is lacking in Windows.
- You seek change just like the American President Obama, albeit at a much more subdued, personal level.
The article starts from the basics of choosing the right Linux distribution, package management basics, and rounds off with a few tips on troubleshooting in Linux when you hit a snag.