LinuxDevCenter.com: Adventures in Migrating to New Linux Distributions: "Adventures in Migrating to New Linux Distributions
by Kevin Farnham
A few months ago I decided to migrate my not entirely functioning Red Hat ES 3.0 system to the Debian stable release. I wanted to do my upcoming work using completely noncommercial, open source software, including the operating system. This migration seemed like a task that would be relatively straightforward for someone with 25 years of software development experience."