Most computer users use the Windows operating system, but today, many experienced computer users are either moving to Linux or are considering the option. Some people are afraid of learning a new operating system and applications though, so "Moving from Windows to Linux, Second Edition" uses a friendly, step-by-step style to walk them through the transition from Windows to Linux. This completely updated version covers the latest in Linux distributions, and provides users with the information they need to pick the distribution that will best suit their needs. From there, the book walks them step-by-step through the transition from Windows to SuSE Linux 9.3, leveraging what they already know as Windows users and applying that knowledge to Linux. The transition from applications such as Microsoft Word, Office, and Adobe Photoshop to their Linux counterparts KWord, Open Office, and GIMP is treated thoroughly and clearly. Real-world, hands-on examples and troubleshooting problems are also included to give users a better sense of how to work with Linux. After reading through "Moving From Windows to Linux, Second Edition" any knowledgeable user of Windows will be able to set up, maintain, and utilize all aspects of a Linux PC.