SolutionSeries: Linux on the desktop (Shattering Microsoft's hold on your PCs)
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- Published July 25, 2011
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Where do you turn if you want to break free from running Microsoft Windows, want a viable alternative OS, and don't want to be locked into a particular hardware vendor? For many, the solution has been Linux. Newer releases of Linux have been much more focused on making it a true desktop alternative. Distributions from Ubuntu, RedHat, and Novell all include new desktop features that increasingly make them good alternatives to Windows. In this SolutionSeries, you'll see what's involved in making Linux on the desktop work for you.