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I am waiting for Windows Vista to come for my new PC, so, I wanted to get Linux temporarily. How do I do this? Do I need to download it and mount it to a disc?

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That's exactly how you do it .
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Who is Ayrton Senna?

Yeah you can just download Fedora Core 6 or 7 and just burn the .ISO to a DVD, just boot to DVD and install like Windows. Its relatively easy
    
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or get a Live CD ISO of ubuntu, you won't have to install anything, and you can still have a functioning PC.
    
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You can download Ubuntu with a torrent program and have it in 20-30minutes depending on your download speed. Very easy install, or just run it as a live CD like pow3rtr1ps suggested.
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Do I download it from here? Oh, and, which version?

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Who is Ayrton Senna?
The greatest racing driver to date.

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or get a Live CD ISO of ubuntu, you won't have to install anything, and you can still have a functioning PC.
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The greatest racing driver to date.
Only according to some (well, okay, many).
    
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https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCD

It's a CD that lets you run the OS without installing anything, just straight off of the CD, But you can install from it, if you want to, too.
    
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https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCD

It's a CD that lets you run the OS without installing anything, just straight off of the CD, But you can install from it, if you want to, too.
I just download that? But... I am using a P4 Rig right now, and, I want Ubuntu for my Q6600 rig. I'm going to need a CD anyway, so, shouldn't I just:

-Download Ubuntu
-Mount it to a Disc
-Install Linux of Q6600

That would be the only way, right?
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Well ya, you burn the CD, But I was saying if you didn't wanna waste HDD space or spend time reformatting when Vista gets there, you can just run it straight off the CD.
    
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