All scientists should move over to use Linux, writes Peter Blazso at Bitesize Bio. His five reasons are: it's free, it's fast, it doesn't catch viruses, thousands of programs — including biology-specific ones — are free, and there's a Linux community waiting to help you troubleshoot. Blazso then walks through how to install Ubuntu Linux, also in five steps.
Laying the Cause for Linux
Aug 21, 2009