"The problem--although it does not concern all of us--is not
taken from outer space. It actually exists even in case of modern
laptops, like Thinkpad X61, which lack a CD drive to save on
weight. Installing Linux over network is one of the few options in
such case. But it is handy also in more conventional situations.
It's generally faster (downloading and installing can be done in
parallel), cheaper (you don't need to burn a CD/DVD) and of course
Some of the products that appear on this site are from companies from which QuinStreet receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site including, for example, the order in which they appear. QuinStreet does not include all companies or all types of products available in the marketplace.