[ubuntu-uk] Race Online 2012 - lets give EVERYONE buying a second user PC a chance to try Linux.

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Sat Jun 4 20:50:11 UTC 2011

On 22/05/11 15:30, Alan Bell wrote:
> On 22/05/11 11:28, Martin Houston wrote:

>> He said that getting a fresh XP image onto a pepurposed machine this
>> way takes just 4 minutes!
> yeah, you can drop an Ubuntu image on disk pretty quick too. I had them
> cloning with a PXE boot and clonezilla image drop in 9 minutes on some
> pretty slow hardware over 100mbit networking. I can see this getting
> down to 4 minutes on the hardware they are talking about.
> Alan.

Not to mention Ubuntu will come with everything a user needs to get 
started, whereas plain old XP won't come with anything else (unless he 
has done a custom image with extras installed).


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