Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Without question, switching to Linux years ago was one of the more rewarding decisions I've ever made in my professional life. It's important to mention though, that I didn't simply wake up one morning and decide to jump off the Microsoft bandwagon. Instead, I slowly crossed over by trying open source programs on Windows first.
In this article, I'm going to share both the programs that helped me make the transition easier, as well as software titles that I think you're missing out on if you haven't tried them already.
Recommended Open Source Windows Applications
Firefox – Many of you may already being using this obvious choice. But for those who are still holding out and using other non-open source browsers, I think you're missing out in a big way. Firefox is only getting faster and more reliable since progressing to the rapid release schedule. And for the most part, needed extensions are catching up as well.