Linux can get your tired old computer up and running again


Suitable for everyday use at home and office work, Linux has long since ceased to be the nerdy operating system many think it is. — dpa

Linux, the open-source operating system that uses a penguin as its symbol, offers plenty of advantages yet it’s only rarely seen on private computers.

The reason why is easily explained. "The normal PC user usually buys his computer with a pre-installed operating system such as Windows and usually has no incentive to go to the trouble of installing Linux,” says Keywan Tonekaboni, who writes desktop tips for an industry magazine.

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