I am writing this post from a fresh installation of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on my main laptop. I have taken the plunge and uninstalled Windows 7 since I wanted to really get into the Linux experience and not continuously booting into Windows every time the boot menu prompted me.
So basically I thought I’d start writing about the experience and I hope to be able to continue doing exactly what I need doing by finding Linux alternates to my commonly used Windows applications.
Microsoft and Redhat announced a couple of weeks ago that they had signed an agreement to support each other’s OS on their respective virualization platforms. Complete details here.
A lot of people were skeptical of this deal and in the article a reference is made to the Microsoft-Novell agreement which seems to be far more comprehensive than the current one. But I think I figured out what the real deal is…