For the most part, my installation of OpenSUSE came pretty well equipped. My two most important applications, FireFox and Thunderbird, didn’t need equivalents — they’re cross-platform. But what about all my other applications?
In order to start feeling really comfortable with this new landscape, I needed applications that not only had similar features, but also had the general look and feel of the applications I’ve been using for decades. Everything Linux seems very big and clunky. The user interfaces very … Unpolished.