1 Linux on Sat Dec 12, 2009 6:31 pm
Most people that have think it's a really hard OS only geeks use. Well, fortunately, that is wrong.
It can do anything your current PC can do.
Write documents, play games, make a movie, etc.
And it turns out, it's much faster than Windows + Mac.
It uses less than 100mb of ram, while Windows and OSX use 700mb+!
What's even better is most of the software is free.
Free as in freedom and price!
To learn about free software, go here: http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html .
Linux comes in distributions, or flavors.
There is literally any linux distro that will fit your needs.
The most common general purpose one is Ubuntu.
It is the de-facto standard and is very easy to use.
To get Ubuntu, go to http://www.ubuntu.com
Linux can literally work on any hardware, much more than windows/mac support!
So go ahead and try ubuntu. You won't regret it.