Re: Starting at the beginning
Or you could try the ultimate challenge and try to find Open Source alternatives to everything you use. I personally can vouch that it is possible, and if you achieve it it can be quite rewarding. I've been using exclusively open source for over a year.
Originally Posted by Goten0007
In regards to installing ubuntu, I would recommend installing it to a portable hard drive disk first, which means when you want to use it you just boot from the hdd. This means that you can easily reboot into your internal drive and keep using Windows 7.
Wine has a great database that rates apps on compatibility, but I can not vouch for playonlinux as I've never used it.
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