Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 12th Sep 2005 14:08 UTC
Novell and Ximian The high costs of migrating from Windows XP to Windows Vista will be the catalyst that encourages more companies to seriously consider moving to desktop Linux, according to open source and networking company Novell on Monday.
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RE: time to get into gear then
by voidlogic on Mon 12th Sep 2005 15:27 UTC in reply to "time to get into gear then"
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"Most Linux distros won't even install on recent machines There are stil problems with SATA, NTFS, sound cards, etc"

Ubuntu Linux (#1 at distrowatch) handles my Athlon 3500+ with Sata and PCI-E, dual NICs, with ease, no sound issues (I use 5.10b) I have used the live CD to recover information from from both NTFS (windows) and HFS+ (mac). Perhaps you are a little out of touch with the current state of Linux.

I help people migrate to Linux, out of my 50 or so installs, I have only had one show stoper ever.

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