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actually i dont have a PC in my house...i use the one in my univ and i dont have the liberty to try to try out all the versions. I have heard about live cds. Do all the distros support them?? and do i need to have windows admin rights or something to try them out
Not all distros have livecds but a lot do. You don't need admin rights to try them, you just need to be sure your university allows you to boot the computer from a cdrom, a lot of schools have the boot sequence set up to boot from the HD, not from floppies or cd's, you can possibly change this but I will leave that to you.
Originally posted by bosewicht Not all distros have livecds but a lot do. You don't need admin rights to try them, you just need to be sure your university allows you to boot the computer from a cdrom, a lot of schools have the boot sequence set up to boot from the HD, not from floppies or cd's, you can possibly change this but I will leave that to you.
Listen to Megaman X and check out distrowatch.
i am going throught the site. Anyway tx for the info. Even though i am allowed to format and install a new OS, i can boot from the cd. So will try that out