Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
There are many reasons why you should learn to use Linux. Linux servers are really common, especially among web designers and developers. So, it would really be good if you knew how to administer your own account, wouldn't it?
In addition, if you're a student or a programmer, Linux provides a robust environment with loads of neat tools like gcc, gdb, Java, Perl, Php, Python... I could go on and on!
Or perhaps you might prefer the stability of Linux, and the fact that you don't have to keep rebooting your PC. There's also the ever-present problem of BSODs, viruses, Trojans, spyware with more mainstream operating systems like Microsoft Windows. You get the gist.
But Linux, with its mighty command line, can seem pretty daunting to a new user. So, I've come up with a little guide to get you started on Linux!