[floss-cec] Re: [fsug-kochi-discuss] Install and run Ubuntu without disturbing Windows

  • From: "Githin Alapatt" <githin@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: floss-cec@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 21 Jan 2007 11:34:13 +0530

True, Sivan, you dont understand the main point with FLOSS. We are not
finding a way to promote windows or something. We are trying to trash
it. So we dont want a method to use both. You must first of all make
your favourite OS GNU/Linux, then you will understand. :-)

On 1/21/07, Anivar Aravind <anivar.aravind@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Want to take Linux for a spin? Forget partitions, dual-boot setups and live
> CDs: The new Ubuntu Windows installer lets you run the Linux distro while
> keeping the rest of your system intact. In other words, it's like a live CD
> without the CD. Just run the installer, which in turn downloads a disk image
> of Ubuntu (actually, your choice of four Ubuntu distros), and then reboot
> your PC. Choose the desired boot option from the menu that appears, and
> presto: You're running Linux. This is a working prototype, not a finished
> product, so user beware. It didn't work on my Vista box (I discovered after
> the fact that Vista isn't supported yet), but it ran like a gem on an XP
> system. Great way to run Ubuntu without the hassles of partitioning or
> burning a live CD!

Who needs freedom inside a jail?

Btw. Visit http://badvista.org


Anivar Aravind
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