Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 10th Apr 2006 21:20 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes There are so many ways to boot alternative OSes to common PCs these days. What's your prefered way? Read for a quick introduction to the most common methods and then let us know about your prefered way of booting alternative OSes to your PC by taking the poll.
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Why I use Parallels
by fretinator on Mon 10th Apr 2006 22:08 UTC
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2005-07-06

I use Parallels (similar to VMWare) because I often need both OS's running. I am a Window's developer, but my main desltop is Linux. I prefer the stability and security of Linux as my base OS< and I fire up an XP image when I need to do .NET development. ALso, sometimes I am accessing MySQL and Postgresql database from the Windows image to my Linux OS. Otherwise I would have to install MySQL and Postgresql under Windows also. HOWEVER, when I want to play games, I have to boot into a real XP partition I keep around just for this purpose.

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