Surprising revelation: for the last month or so, I've been using a Linux-powered laptop as my primary work machine.
Linux, of course, is the free, open-source alternative to Windows and Mac operating systems. I've fiddled with it from time to time, but never considered it a viable replacement for either one.
Mind you, I can't abandon Windows altogether. Not only do I write about it for a living, I also rely heavily on certain features and programs not currently available in Linux.
But this much I've learned: If you want to breathe new life into … Read more