Ubuntu is about as easy to use Linux distribution as you'll ever find. But, if you're a small business owner wouldn't it be nice to have affordable customer service for those problems that aren't easy to fix?
Novell has launched a new Web service called SUSE Studio that simplifies the process of building Linux-based software appliances. It provides a convenient interface for creating custom versions of Novell's SUSE Linux distribution with specialized configurations.
Literally dozens of word processing applications are out there for Linux, and some of these are lighter in weight, suiting them to possible use on either a netbook, an embedded device, or that old legacy PC sitting around in your storage area.