Installing Sofware on Linux, easier and finding alternates.

There are already some great blogs on this, why write another one. Let me just point you to the best one here.

Here are sites that will help you find the alternative to your favourite Windows programs:

1) http://www.osalt.com/

2) http://wiki.linuxquestions.org/wiki/Linux_software_equivalent_to_Windows_software

3) http://www.linuxalt.com/