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Tux Me!: Windows and Linux--Done the Other Way

Dec 21, 2005, 23:30 (4 Talkback[s])


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"So you're not quite ready to ditch Windows altogether for that new, tempting Linux distribution. Or there's some particular reason why you can't make the switch 100%. Maybe you like to play games, like myself. And I'm talking about the latest and greatest games that will only run properly in Windows XP. What to do? Well, there's several options available, but I want to briefly talk about the one that's maybe not quite as commonly used.

"Most people who can't turn their back all the way on Windows will dual boot. I've done this many times in the past, even dual booted several Linux distributions, Windows XP and Windows Vista Beta 1. But I quickly got tired of rebooting every time I needed to use a Windows app. Sure, there are ways to speed this up a little bit, by hibernating the system instead of shutting it down entirely each time, but the core issue still exists..."

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