BBC News: "Just how hard is it to kit out your PC with Linux, the free software
operating system which was first announced 10 years ago on
The answer is: It depends.
If you have enough technical confidence to install a new hard drive
or graphics card in your system, you are probably easily capable of
dealing with Linux.
And if your machine is reasonably modern and does not have too
many unusual add-ons, Linux will probably run without too many