Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
One of the major inhibitors to the spreading of Linux, as I see it, is that people don’t know why they should try it. Other reasons may include lack of support for their favorite game, or that Photoshop doesn’t run on Linux. For those of us who weren’t stopped by those reasons, why did we switch? What is it about Linux that makes it a viable alternative?
A few hours of study and research revealed some eye-opening and thought-provoking reasons that Linux users like using Linux. What you’ll like about this is that I made every attempt possible to keep it objective. This study is available as a free ebook from my blog at OpenSUSE Linux Rants. To get your copy, take a look in the upper-right hand corner of the site.