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bMighty Says It's Time To Embrace Linux

As the bad economic news continues to accumulate, Linux offers hope to cash-strapped businesses everywhere. That's why bMighty has put together a uniquely useful set of how-to guides that can help you choose which Linux distro is right for your company's needs, show you exactly how to make the move, and even point you to the best places to get free Linux help.

As the bad economic news continues to accumulate, Linux offers hope to cash-strapped businesses everywhere. That's why bMighty has put together a uniquely useful set of how-to guides that can help you choose which Linux distro is right for your company's needs, show you exactly how to make the move, and even point you to the best places to get free Linux help.Over the past week, bMighty open source blogger Matthew McKenzie has written a series of amazing articles that tell you pretty much everything you need to know to help your company make the most of the open source operating system. He covers everything from choosing a Linux distro to steb-by-step hands-on help migrating your company's servers and PCs:

How To Choose The Best Linux For Your Business The dizzying array of Linux distros, services, and support options can make choosing Linux a challenge. This guide to understanding the differences will help you pick the right distro for your unique business and technology needs.

How To Move Your Server From Windows To Linux The versatility of Linux allows you to choose exactly how, what, and when you move to Linux. By understanding the planning and preparation process, you'll know what to expect during installation so you can make the choices that fit your requirements.

Step-By-Step: Moving Your Server To Linux You can make the move to Ubuntu Linux Server in no time at all by following the 10 steps laid out in this hands-on guide. You'll learn how to install the software and start using your Linux server.

How To Migrate Your Desktop From Windows To Linux Unless you know what you're doing, making the leap from Windows to Linux on a PC can be challenging and intimidating. But by fully laying out the planning and preparation process for migrating to Linux, bMighty makes it easy for business owners, IT staff, and everyone else to know what to expect during installation so they can make the move manageable and straightforward.

Step-By-Step: Migrating Your Desktop From Windows To Linux Make the move from Windows to Linux in no time at all by following the steps in this hands-on guide where you'll learn how to migrate your desktop PC to Ubuntu Linux.

Finally, if you get stuck, help is only a click away. Matthew connects you to Five Great Linux Support Sites. He explains each one's strengths and weaknesses, and shows you where to look for more.

So, what are you waiting for? Windows 7?

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