Slow Computer? Windows Headaches? 13 Reasons To Try Linux

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1. Linux Is Free To Use

2. Linux Is Much More Secure By Design

3. System Updates Are Hassle-Free (Seriously!)

4. Most Linux Distributions Are Clear And Consistent About Support Timelines

5. You Keep Your Privacy (And Your Peace Of Mind) Intact With Linux

6. Linux Gives You Far Greater Control Over Your Computer

7. The Choice Is Yours: There’s A Flavor Of Linux For Everybody

8. Linux Is Fast, Stable And Reliable, Even On Older Hardware

9. You Can Do Virtually Anything With Linux That You Can With Windows

10. Linux Encourages Free, Open Source Software For Everyone

11. Linux Can Run Many Windows-Exclusive Software Applications

12. Linux Can Play Games Just As Well As Windows

13. You Can Use Linux And Windows On The Same Computer

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I’ve a knack for tutorials & how-to’s, unusual perspectives that express themselves thru words, and I love writing about video games, especially wholesome ones.

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Jonathan Hawkins

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I’ve a knack for tutorials & how-to’s, unusual perspectives that express themselves thru words, and I love writing about video games, especially wholesome ones.

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