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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.
Much love.

I might reparation my Hard Drive once Vista comes, lol, but I like that. I'm going to do that. Thanks!
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NP, I help when I can, even if you do support the devil's company...

FLAME ON!
    
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NP, I help when I can, even if you do support the devil's company...

FLAME ON!
Intel? nVidia? Microsoft?

All of these above?
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Check the sig, Intel.

I really don't want to start a war, though.
    
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Microsoft, of course.

I like Fedora 7 better than Ubuntu because you only have to download ONCE. Fedora includes everything in one DVD, whereas with Ubuntu, it's impossible to download everything. They only offer a CD, and then your computer has to download things while installing. It might be good with a really fast connection, like when I was living in the dorms, but in an apartment the internet sucks, lol.
    
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Check the sig, Intel.

I really don't want to start a war, though.
No... you MUST have meant Microsoft, lol. Who cares what hardware you like, just don't let MS control it!
    
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Check the sig, Intel.

I really don't want to start a war, though.
I am burning Ubuntu to a CD as we speak. So, now, I all I need to do is set the Boot Priority to CD and install it? I think I'm going to partition my Hard Drive so only Linux is on it.

What applications should I install?

I'm getting 7.07.
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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.
Ubuntu FTW.

LOADS OF free programs right at your fingertips.
And its real easy for beginners.
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I am burning Ubuntu to a CD as we speak. So, now, I all I need to do is set the Boot Priority to CD and install it? I think I'm going to partition my Hard Drive so only Linux is on it.

What applications should I install?

I'm getting 7.07.
Ya, just like Windows.

Programs
-GIMP, which is like Photoshop
-Pidgin, IM client
-Opera, better than Firefox, IMHO
-Beryl, cool desktop tweaks
-Conky, system resources monitor
-Game demos from filefront, just to keep your trigger itchy
-Wine, which can emulate Windows games fairly well (my roommate got CS:S running decently on Linux)

Some of those may be included in Ubuntu, I'm not positive.
    
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