Re: Thinking about Linux
From: mjt (mjtobler_at_removethis_mail.ru)
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2004 04:25:02 GMT
> can I use Linux and Windows XP on the same hard drive?
... yes: it's called duel-booting
> What are the advantages of Linux?
there are many: google is your friend
> Where would be a good place to start
> to try to figure out whether I want to use Linux?
... the only way is to *USE* Linux. you could use
a CD-runnable distro, such as Knoppix. you could
also download a distro and install it.
> Linux is also
> available for free - How or what version would be good for first time user?
rememeber: "free" as we speak is more about "freedom", not
necessarily "free" from purchase. you can download a number
of Linux distros, burn them to CD, and install them.
-- << http://michaeljtobler.homelinux.com/ >> A sadist is a masochist who follows the Golden Rule.