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Making the Move to GNU/Linux

GNU/Linux comes in many ‘flavours’, commonly known as distributions. The main selling point of a GNU/Linux-based operating system oughtn’t be low cost but the freedom which it enables. It respects and empowers the users, not vendors that sell software and other digital merchandise.

Contrary to common misconception, GNU/Linux is a visually attractive platform. Here is an example demo of the system.

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Ogg Theora

Interested? You can download and install this on your computer right now. It does not cost anything and there are no strings attached.

Here is a place to start.

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