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Learning Guide: Linux Basics for Windows Pros

IT pros who know how to improve performance and tune proprietary applications to run on Linux will be in big demand, analysts say. So, why not take steps toward making yourself a hot commodity with these simple tips?

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See how Windows experts develop a Linux plan for Windows admins and IT shops.

Learn industry insiders’ views on Microsoft Window’s apps versus open source software, and gain insight into migrating from Windows to Linux.

Consider all options, tools and pitfalls before migrating documents from Microsoft Word to on Linux. 

For more information on migrating from Windows to Linux, head to the information packed Windows-to-Linux migration topic page from

This was first published in June 2004

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