This article, I came across. Is the Linux desktop dead ? Linux is unlikely ever to be a viable alternative to Microsoft's Windows on the desktop for corporate IT departments, according to leading CIOs. Just this week new research by the National Computing Centre (NCC) found only one Linux desktop for every 300 currently running Windows XP in UK organizations. Three-quarters of silicon.com's 12-strong CIO Jury backed the view that the Linux desktop dream is dead. source - http://news.zdnet.com/2100-9590_22-6134965.html?tag=nl.e550 Actually I am/was plng to try out linux. Which then is the simplest ?