"Ease of use" is highly subjective. Most people don't find Windows difficult to use, but Mac users like to claim that their system of choice is easier to use. Others find the Mac operating system difficult and awkward to use. Nobody is going to agree on whether one is easier to use than the other. And, in general, nobody agrees on whether or not Linux is easy to use, or if it is easier or more difficult to use than Windows.
Linux has the ability to use a graphical user interface, complete with a cursor, icons, and menus. Some Linux distributions are styled to look almost exactly like Windows. You are not required to know how to use the command line to use Linux. The command line, however, is the key to unlocking the power to any operating system, be it Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux. So you would be well off learning to not be afraid of it.
Part of the stigma surrounding Linux is the myth that you need to know how to program to use it. This is not true. Programs for Linux are available pre-programmed and pre-built. The process of installing software is alien to Windows and Mac OS X users, but actually much simpler. To install programs, you use what is called a "package manager." A package manager basically presents a list of software that you can install or have installed already. You can choose the program you want to install, and the package manager will download it, install it, and make sure it has everything it needs to run. It will also check for updates, so you can always be running the newest version and get security updates as soon as they are available.
Skype is very easy to use on Linux systems. Skype has a Linux version for download on its website. Simply click on the 'download now' link and follow the on screen instructions.
use the begginers linux guide www.linux.ie/beginners-linux-guide/
Some private small stores do sell computers with Linux installed. Linux is in its original idea free for all and easy to download from official pages. An easy to use Linux version that is user friendly, to new users, is Ubuntu
Yes, you can download and use Picasa Linux at no charge. You will find the free download on a number of sites, and it is very easy to download and only takes a couple of minutes.
Linux kernels aren't "locked." If you want to make changes to it, you just have to recompile it from source. It has a fairly easy to use configuration program to aid you.
Aptitude is console-based frontend to the APT package manager on Debian and Debain-based Linux systems. It's actually pretty powerful and easy to use.
Slackware Linux Project is a community based project that aims to provide a software distribution that is well-maintained and easy to use. The project was founded in 2006 by a group of developers who wanted to create a distribution that would be easy to use and maintain. Slackware Linux is available as a source code tarball, binary tarball, or source tarball with source code and manual pages.
Linux is not an operating system by itself. Just like you cannot install Windows you have to install Windows XP or Windows Vista. You can use the website in related links to find a list of active Linux Distributions. If I could recommend one I would recommend Linux Mint because it is easy to use.
They are both relatively easy-to-use text editors that are operated from a Linux or Unix console.
Skype is easy to use for people that prefer to utilize Linux operating systems. All a person has to do is follow the instructions included on Skype's website that detail the entire process from download to troubleshooting.
No, it is unix-based but Linux is a kernel not an operating system.Ubuntu,Linux Mint,Debian,and puppy Linux,ect. are OS's that use the Linux kernel.
To run exe files in Linux is easy and quick. All you have to do is go to Linux and download the files you want.