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Windows to Linux: The Challenges, The Benefits, and Making the Change

Last year, Windows operating systems were hit with an unprecedented number of malware attacks. Conversely, Linux systems were hit with only a couple of major malware attacks. This is more than Linux users are used to, but far, far less than Windows users face regularly.

Additionally, Microsoft seems to be phasing out some of its most popular, reliable products (like Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Office 2003) while simultaneously introducing products that aren’t being well received by users (Windows 8).

Together, these two issues are causing more people (both personal users and businesses) to consider Linux as an alternative. Is Linux right for you? Take a look at the advantages, disadvantages, and what switching from Windows to Linux involves. Continue Reading