New to FreeBSD/UNIX

P.U.Kruppa ulrich at
Mon Sep 18 20:38:55 PDT 2006

On Mon, 18 Sep 2006, Edward and Nancy Powers wrote:

>  I am new to UNIX, and want to download a basic UNIX system, just to
>  run commands and become familiar with the system.  I wish to use this
>  system as a companion piece to a UNIX tutorial which I have on DVD. I
>  do not want to replace Windows at this time.
>  My PC has:  Pentium III Processor at 1GHz, 128MB RAM at 133 MHz,
>  Windows ME operating system.
>  What course of action do you recommend that I take?
>  Thanks.
Another idea:
First try a live CD (Freesbie), as recommended above, to
get used to everything (won't do any harm).
Then get a second hard drive and install freebsd on this
(should be cheaper than buying Partition Magic).
You can "dual boot" both systems then and leave your XP
installation as is.



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