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These tiny systems, ranging from bare-bones boards to full-blown, ready-to-run PCs, are ideal for hackers and hobbyists who want to create their own powerful machines.
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So you're switching from Windows to Linux? Great. Like other users and organisations who've taken the plunge, it's likely you're making the move to take advantage of Linux's stability and reliance on open standards. Now all you have to do is prepare carefully for your move.