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  • Trying Linux on your Windows system

    Posted on February 15th, 2021 at 01:20 Comment on the AskWoody Lounge
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    LINUX

    Trying Linux on your Windows system

    By Sandra Henry-Stocker

    Did you ever think you might like to give Linux a try without making a commitment to a new operating system? Well, guess what? You can!

    In fact, there are a number of ways to pull this off — without disrupting, interfering with, or unseating your Windows installation. You can install a command line tool on top of Windows 10, run a Linux desktop on top of Windows, run a full Linux distribution with its own GUI from a DVD or USB drive, install it as a second OS and decide at boot time which you want to run, or install Linux on some old PC you don’t use anymore.

    Read the full story in AskWoody Plus Newsletter 18.6.0 (2021-02-15).
    This story also appears in the AskWoody Free Newsletter 18.6.F (2021-02-15).