Re(1): Veteran developer ditches Microsoft for open source
Posted by: Anonymous
on July 26, 2008 06:45 AM
Make that 10 years ago.
I'm a non-techie -- and I successfully switched (to Debian!) over the 2000-20001 time period.
The easy distros were Suse and Mandrake; as long as you made sure to use "real" (ie. non-Windows-only) hardware, you were golden -- the real issues were compatibility with MSOffice and Outlook/Exchange.