The Switch to Linux

Posted on Sunday, Apr 08 2007 @ 15:35 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
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.

Read on at The Anti Blogger.


About the Author

Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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