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LinuxForum: Buried Treasure: Lnx4win

Jul 30, 1999, 01:39 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Hoyt)

Thanks to Hoyt Duff for this link.

"One of the most fun things I do when I get a new Linux distribution is to go spelunking in the CD to see what gems are hidden there."

"I was not disappointed with the newest distribution of Mandrake 6.0 from http:/www.linuxmandrake.com. Mandrake is a distribution based on RedHat conventions, but this latest incarnation is highly optimized and comes with a killer implementation of the KDE desktop."

"Hidden away, however, is a program called Lnx4win.exe. I'm certain the Linux purists among us will recoil in revulsion, but the idea behind Lnx4win is very good. Many current MS- Windows owners have powerful computers with plenty of hard drive space, but are understandably confused about the repartitioning involved to install Linux on an ext2 partition. Next to ppp issues, partitioning seems to be the source of much frustration from new-to-Linux users."

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