Linked by Howard Fosdick on Thu 3rd Feb 2011 22:25 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes In this series of OS News articles, I've described how to refurbish mature computers. One useful technique is to run multiple operating systems on a single computer. This retains the benefits of the existing Windows install and couples it with the advantages of open source software. This article explores different techniques to run multiple operating systems on one computer and discusses their benefits and shortcomings.
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Outcome: If the Live CD or Live DVD image is made from open source and it has been widely distributed for some time, there is a very high assurance that it does not contain malware.

I whole-heartedly agree. However, "probable" and "possible" are not the same thing. Bad things happen when we assume we are safe, and malware creators bank on that.

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