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[News] Moving from Windows to GNU/Linux Within Days: Success

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30 days without Windows, and with Ubuntu 8.04 "Hardy Heron"

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| Well, it's been 30 days since I entered "Windows rehab", trying to go 
| cold-turkey by taking large doses of Ubuntu 8.04 "Hardy Heron". And for the 
| most part, I've been successful. Other than booting XP a few times to get 
| personal info and to run one program that does not have a Linux replacement, 
| I've done everything I used to do in Windows with Ubuntu for 30 days. As they 
| say in my neck of the woods, I'm "tickled pink". Read on for a brief summary 
| of my experience so far.      
| [...]
| The best way to sum up my experience is to say I don't plan to go back to XP.


Windows-Linux Integration

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| Are you afraid of getting burnt by Linux? Is it possible for a 
| Windows-centric user to incorporate Linux into their infrastructure? In this 
| article, Stephen Morris describes how it’s not only easy to use Linux in a 
| Windows environment; it’s also a good opportunity to save money and learn a 
| thing or two.    



CH: Geneva schools completely switch to Open Source

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| About 70,000 students and their 7,000 teachers in the Geneva school district 
| will gradually be moving to Open Source. 


Deploying KDE to 52 million young people

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| By the end of this year 29,000 labs serving some 32,000,000 students will be 
| fully deployed and in active use. 
| By the end of next year (2009) those numbers will have swelled to 53,000 labs 
| serving some 52,000,000 students. 


Feeling the heat at Microsoft

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| If I ask you who is Microsoft's biggest competitor now, who would it be?  
| Ballmer: Open...Linux. I don't want to say open source. Linux, certainly have 
| to go with that. 

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