Linux and Unix OS for XP

  User-B87EAB8D-DCF0-4409-9B1DBE2C77FDE377 16:48 06 Jan 2004
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Can somebody please tell me where i can get the best version of Linux and Unix for my Windows XP system. Would prefer version to be installed as a program within my XP rather than installing in a new partition, thanx.
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  dth 17:21 06 Jan 2004

you can't install Linux as a program within Win XP as it is a separate o/s. although it is possible to run an evaluation version from your cd drive.

if you want to have a try with linux you are best to buy a packaged version - something like Suse (£20 from PC World) - as it will include both the set up discs and a very good manual.

you can then install linux on your p/c and once it is set up when you start your p/c you'll have the option of either running win xp or linux. if you don't like linux - no problem - you can simply un-install it without affecting your win xp settings.

post back if you need any further info.

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