Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 6th Jan 2006 22:22 UTC, submitted by letsrock
Linux "Linux is not Windows, and although there are some similarities, you must realize that there may be a few 'new ways of doing things' to learn before you can be comfortable in Linux. Linux is an open-source clone of UNIX, a secure operating system that predates DOS and Windows and is designed for multiple users. The items in the following list generally apply to any UNIX-based *nix system, such as Linux and the various BSD's. For the purposes of this article, assume that it's all Linux."
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Sphinx
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2005-07-09

Maybe it's because D: is used by most power window users as a home directory and for non os apps so you can blow away the os on C:, format and re-intall the entire os without endangering everything important to you. Quite useful in the 3.0->3.1->WFW->ME->98->2k->2kpro->XP sleigh ride.

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Tuishimi Member since:
2005-07-06

Yeah, I do the same thing with my work (XP) computer. Much safer to keep critical things away from the OS itself. ;)

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