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Why Criticisms of Linux Not Being Ready For the Desktop Are Untrue

Every year a debate goes on whether Linux is ready for the desktop for most average users. Each year some say it is while there are a group that say it is not. This last year the criticisms of why Linux is not ready are the weakest yet meaning that Linux is much closer to being ready. When examining the criticisms, desktop Linux is not as problematic as one might think.
Users need a tool to move data from their current operating system to Linux.
Some believe that this is a requirement before people will move over to Linux. Mac OSX does offer such tools to help Windows users switch over to the Mac and it does have some viability since many started going to Mac after having such tool. Windows user are used to upgrading operating systems without a way of migrating their data. This should not be much …

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Benefits of Being an Early Adopter of Technology

Each innovation in technology has a life-cycle and whether you adopt in the beginning, middle, or end; you are a part of this cycle. If you are the type of person that had an HDTV in 2001 or a Nokia N95 in 2007, then you understand the concept of being an early adopter. This term refers to the second position in the technology life-cycle behind “innovators” and is made up of people who are usually very tech-savvy and willing to spend money to be among the first with a new gadget. There are a few benefits and even drawbacks of being an early adopter, but without these folks, there would not be the level of innovation that we enjoy today.
Early adopters, more often than not, are the first consumer “votes” that a company will have on a new piece of technology. What is meant by votes in this context …