Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 10th Jul 2005 12:01 UTC
Microsoft Microsoft surprised many of the attendees at its annual worldwide partner show here this weekend by allowing a third party to present a "hands-on lab" that allowed attendees to play with a range of Linux desktop software. Is Microsoft toning down on its anti-Linux campaign?
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RE[4]: Linux is desktop ready
by on Sun 10th Jul 2005 20:08 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Linux is desktop ready"

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Whether you need the floppies for a SATA install depends on the motherboards's SATA controllers. Some will work, others won't...frex, a year old MSI Via socket 754 mobo did need the floppy for a basic XP install.

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RE[5]: Linux is desktop ready
by on Sun 10th Jul 2005 21:47 in reply to "RE[4]: Linux is desktop ready"
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Yeah, and it can be a real problem if your computer doesn't have a floppy drive, like mine. There is a way around it by creating your own install cd (using for example nLite) with the drivers on it, but would it really hurt Microsoft to update the drivers included?

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RE[6]: Linux is desktop ready
by ma_d on Mon 11th Jul 2005 01:08 in reply to "RE[5]: Linux is desktop ready"
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2005-06-29

You can roll your own. Google "slipstreaming service packs"

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