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You’ve chosen Linux as your operating system, and you find that it serves you well in many arenas. You like that the system is open software with no hidden secrets. Though Linux is difficult for many new users, it isn’t for you, and you’re glad that the low cost for software, the portability of the unit, and the ease in window manager use specifically keeps you traveling happily forward.
Are these the best benefits of the program you love?
Here are a few others you might want to consider or remember:
- Free desk-top applications. Get your spreadsheet, audio player or CD writer free of charge.
- Specialized applications and commercial programs are all the rage. How does advanced graphics, modeling and visualization sound to you?
- Try what you like in Linux distros CDs and narrow the choices down to a favorite like Gentoo.
- Build the computer yourself, and supply it with whatever your heart desires.
- No more viruses. No more invasions of privacy or forced upgrades you really don’t want.
- Try some exciting school applications. No more closed or locked software here, just hands on opportunities with charts, graphs, models, scientific formulas, diagrams, dictionaries, history apps, even a study guide.
- Free tools and applets that work together to perform a more detailed task.
You know you’ve made the right choice with a Linux operating system if you’ve tried one of the above benefits and have found the benefit to be more than useful. Multiple benefits of Linux, tried and true, just confirms what you’ve known all along.