New to FreeBSD/UNIX
ulrich at pukruppa.net
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?
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.
> Ed Powers
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Peter Ulrich Kruppa
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