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Linux Migration, Step 1: Why Migrate to Linux? - How To Use Your Linux LiveCD

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Third: How To Use Your Linux LiveCD

Now you can learn more about Linux from your LiveCD. We advise you to experiment with all desktop functions. You will see that Linux main menus are organized around areas/topics like "Multimedia," "Graphics," "Office," "System," and so on. Follow these menu command and try to use many of the programs found within.

There are many programs that could substitute for your Windows software:
  • You can use OpenOffice to create your text documents, your spreadsheets, your slides, and so on.
  • You can burn your CDs and DVDs using K3B (for KDE) or Brasero (for GNOME), create and burn images, music CDs or DVDs, and so on.
  • You can play your favorite tunes using Amarok, a very complete music player for Linux.
  • You can talk with your friends in GTalk, MSN, Yahoo! ICQ, Jabber, all in one interface, using Pidgin.
  • You can talk with your friends in MSN, like MSN with aMSN. This instant message its more stable and ad free than MSN and accepts webcams too.
  • You can see all your videos extensions or DVD movies in Totem (GNOME) or Kaffeine (KDE).
How to use all of this software will be explained in detail in the next article, when we will talk about how you can use Linux programs to accomplish what you do in Windows.

 

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  • critic Said:

    this is a retarded post. the title reads: "why migrate to linux", then never gives any reason why one would migrate to linux and instead goes on to tell them what most people already know (what are the distros/how to install them).


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