"After last week's introduction to Linux, we shall take our
first steps into the world of Linux. Many of us have thought of
installing Linux, but have hesitated because the idea of installing
a completely new operating system, and creating new partitions is a
terrifying thought. Some of us have had bad experiences, such as
accidentally destroying the main partition and losing all our data.
These sorts of horror stories tend to make a new user think twice
before installing a Linux operating system.
"Well, for all those of you who have felt this way, a Linux Live
CD might just be the answer. As the name implies, this is a version
of Linux, which boots directly off the CD, without troubling your
hard drives at all..."