Windows to Linux

Don’t panic! (Seven ways to troubleshoot Ubuntu)
Stability is a Linux strong suit. But when things go wrong, here’s how to go about the repair work -- or get the help you need

Getting connected with Ubuntu
No useful desktop is an island. With Linux, network communication, file sharing, printing, and so on are easier than you think

Linux desktop applications
Worried that you won’t have enough applications to choose from when you switch to Linux on the desktop? If all you need are mainstream business apps, don’t sweat it

Making the most of Linux multimedia
No single Linux distribution can compete with Windows’ hardware compatibility. But you’ll find a surprising breadth of support for graphics hardware

Which Linux should I choose?
We chose Ubuntu, but that doesn’t mean you have to. Here are half a dozen viable alternatives

Windows to desktop Linux in three easy steps
You like the idea of a free, lightweight OS. But isn’t installing and using Linux on a desktop painful? Not if you use this guide

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