[sf-lug] hi

Ernest De Leon edeleonjr at gmail.com
Thu Mar 20 21:23:52 PDT 2008

The new release of Ubuntu 8.04 (beta) has a windows installer (Wubi) that
takes care of all that for the M$ users.  Google it and learn...


2008/3/20 Christian Einfeldt <einfeldt at gmail.com>:

> hi
> On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 8:02 PM, Bill Kendrick <nbs at sonic.net> wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 07:41:22PM -0700, david perez wrote:
> > >    I would like to test out Linux as my winDohs system always crashes.
> > Does
> > >    anyone have a spare computer to part with so I could experiment?
> >
> > If you have spare disk space, you can always install Linux on a
> > separate partition.  Most modern Linux distribution installers include
> > a way for resizing the Windows section of your drive, to make space for
> > Linux.
> I personally would be cautious about messing with the hard drive on a
> production proprietary machine.  I am a relatively simple end user who is
> climbing the learning curve, and I have learned a lot, and I can do about 25
> script commands or so, but I still would not partition a hard drive with any
> kind of proprietary operating system on it.  For me, there are just too many
> issues with re-installing a proprietary operating system.  Now I have not
> used any proprietary operating system since 2001, except for about a total
> of maybe 1 hour here and there in little bits, but I just recall having to
> call tech support constantly for stupid things.
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Ernest de Leon

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