[CentOS] Troubles for an non-IT beginner

Sun Jan 16 20:09:34 UTC 2011
Robert Heller <heller at deepsoft.com>

At Sun, 16 Jan 2011 20:38:03 +0100 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:

> On Sun, Jan 16, 2011 at 8:03 PM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote:
> the LiveCD does not have the installer, its more of a demo.
> But then what's the utility of that live CD?

It is good for:

1) Taking a 'test drive' to see if linux is something you want to
pursue.  Or to demostrate Linux to people who might not have seen or
used Linux -- it is easier to lug a CD than a whole computer.

2) To use as a multifunction rescue system.

3) To use Linux on a machine that Linux cannot be installed on (eg not
your machine).

4) To see if Linux will work on the machine in question before
committing to installing on it.  Can be used to test Linux compatibity
with store display models, for example.

Robert Heller             -- 978-544-6933 / heller at deepsoft.com
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