[opensource] We Need a Linux Install Fest!

Paul Betts paul at paulbetts.org
Wed Oct 28 21:10:11 EDT 2009

(Oops, hit enter too fast)

I really like that pitch that Brian suggests - "Now that you've got Win7, add
Ubuntu as well and have both!"

On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 6:09 PM, Paul Betts <paul at paulbetts.org> wrote:
>> I do think this is possible we just need to start talking to people. I think
>> getting a room in the basement of the SEL right next to the Microsoft room
>> would be a great idea and a great way to spread the word. Also Brian Swaney
>> suggested that we could advertise or mention that we could keep their
>> Windows installation alone and install Linux side by side and let the user
>> have the option via the Grub bootloader.
> Make sure that you don't install Linux on people with Bitlocker enabled, it will
> hose their bootloader - most people won't have it, but you *really*
> don't want any
> cries of "You broke my computer!!"
> --
> Paul Betts <paul at paulbetts.org>

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