Table: Linux on Your Home Computer?

PROS

-- Runs on older PCs, even those powered by pre-Pentium processors

-- Less vulnerable to viruses than Windows

-- Lots of free or low-cost software to cover most of your needs

CONS

-- Still targeted primarily at technically sophisticated users

-- Personal finance software and some browser plug-ins aren't available

-- Programs often don't work together as they do in Windows

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