Trying to DUMP Windows.... But

Richard rick0009 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 26 20:37:22 UTC 2009


On 3/26/2009 3:03 PM, Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
> NoOp<glgxg at sbcglobal.net>   said:
>    
>> On 03/26/2009 11:16 AM, Mark Haney wrote:
>> ...
>>      
>>> What I really gather from your email is that you want to install
>>> linux and waltz into these apps and use them just like you do with
>>> your Windows versions.  That attitude is likely to cause you
>>> problems simply because linux is NOT Windows.  It has it's own way
>>> of doing things that you may or may not like at first.  But going
>>> in with the mindset that it will work just like Windows will cause
>>> you to give up quickly and hate linux for being 'crappy' or 'not
>>> windows'.
>>>
>>> I suggest you play with a virtual machine install of linux (any
>>> distro) or try as LIveCD or LIveDVD version of a distro before
>>> going much farther.  There is a learning curve here and it's best
>>> if you go in knowing that and being patient.
>>>        
>> Or, install as a Windows program using Wubi:
>>
>> http://wubi-installer.org/
>>    http://wubi-installer.org/faq.php
>>
>>      
> Or (my preferred method) install a second hard drive and put Ubuntu on
> that, dual-booting until you get up to speed with Linux.
>
> Cybe R. Wizard
>    
I do have a second drive, and have play with linux ubuntu 5.10 ? but it 
was not there...
I just did want to go threw the hassle of doing a second install, on the 
second drive, if THERE is NO
way, that Linux can meet my requirements as mention.


Regards -
Richard

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