how to set up a Linux box

Karl Wilbur karl at
Sun Jun 6 18:25:06 UTC 2010

I like Ubuntu (one of the many "flavors" of linux). You can install Ubuntu
as a program on your Windows computer or you can replace Windows with
Ubuntu. There is also the option to have your computer boot up to Ubuntu
from a CD or flash drive. This last option allows you to check out Ubuntu on
your computer without having to remove Windows or having to run Ubuntu as a
program inside of Windows which makes both Ubuntu and Windows run kind of

Karl Wilbur
karl at
...on my Nexus One

On Jun 6, 2010 2:07 PM, "Leslie Fairall" <fairall at> wrote:
> Hi everyone:
> I very much would like to set up a Linux box, but I'm not sure how I
> should proceed. I have an extra computer with Windows XP installed that
> works fine. My understanding is that I could network this computer with my

> main computer, which is running Windows Vista. A friend also suggested
> installing a distribution on a flash drive. I'm looking for thoughts,
> suggestions, and opinions here. Thanks.
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