There may be people out there who want to give open source a spin and check out the different distributions that are out there. DistroWatch is a pretty extensive resource for that. http://distrowatch.com/ DistroWatch.com: Put the fun back into computing. Use Linux, BSD. News and feature lists of Linux and BSD distributions. distrowatch.com From there, one can simply do some additional research or download them and play with them in a VM. If you're looking to learn more about computers, programming, or simply want access to a lot of good free software, Linux is something nice to have around.