“After The Software Wars”, is a new book in which former Microsoft employee Keith Curtis explores the worlds of proprietary and free software. Quoting from the article:
While I came to not be all that thrilled with Fedora itself, I was floored merely by the installation process. It contained a graphical installer that ran all the way to completion, it resized my NTFS partition — which I considered a minor miracle, setup dual boot, and actually did boot, and let me surf the Web. I didn’t have a clue what to do next, but the mere fact that this all worked told me more about the potential of Linux than anything I had read so far. You cannot, by accident, build an airplane that actually flies.
=> How a Microsoft veteran learned to love Linux, and why it matters
If you cannot get rid of Windows due to application software compatibility issues, try andLinux. Linux does everything that many users want it to, but some people have tasks that require Windows applications. You can dual-boot both operating systems, or run Windows in a virtualized environment on Linux. Alas, virtualization makes the guest OS almost [...]
This software is must if you dual boot between Linux and Windows laptop / desktop computer. I’ve already written about Explore2fs and other programs to grant read and write access to Linux ext3 partitions / files from a Windows box. There is a new program called Linux Reader which allows safe and quick access to [...]
Recently updated/posted Linux and UNIX FAQ (mostly useful to Linux/UNIX new administrators or users) : What is the difference between UNIX and MAC OS X? Does the UNIX or Linux has GUI? Howto Delete email for a particular user from exim maill server queue Configure Linux / UNIX dns resolver to append domain search names [...]