Moving from Windows to Linux, A Starting Point

Windows to Linux: A Beginner’s Startup Guide – If you have any experience with Windows, the switch to Linux will be relatively simple. Truly, the biggest challenge is to find the tools and applications you need in Linux. This beginner HOW-TO article will hopefully give you plenty of ideas how to access those key tools and how they relate to Windows.

This is a good article for those about to chase the penguin:) It includes links to a number of other good pieces on transitioning to Linux and using the applications you will find on the Linux desktop.