Re: Is Debian Compatible?
- To: Will Lowe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Cc: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: Is Debian Compatible?
- From: Marcus Brinkmann <Marcus.Brinkmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de>
- Date: Wed, 1 Oct 1997 15:09:55 +0200
- Message-id: <19971001150955.38097@flora>
- In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.95q.970930210328.3575Bemail@example.com>; from Will Lowe on Tue, Sep 30, 1997 at 09:09:08PM -0400
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On Tue, Sep 30, 1997 at 09:09:08PM -0400, Will Lowe wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Sep 1997, Michael Manlief wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm for the most part a unix novice. I would like to try the Debian
> > package, but still be able to to use win95 on my machine (not
> > simultaneously, of course). I would like Win95 to be my main operating
> > system, and just use debian when i want to run unix based software. Is
> > this possible?
> Surely. I do it (but I found eventually that I use Debian much more than
> Win95 :) ). You'll need to repartition your hard disk to make space for
> linux; this is possible with a few shareware utilities that are around.
> I've never had need for them, but I'm sure someone here can point you in
> the right direction.
It is FIPS.EXE, available via ftp. (I can mail it, too).
Read the doc before starting.
"Rhubarb is no Egyptian god."
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