__/ [ Gordon ] on Friday 17 March 2006 13:41 \__
On Fri, 17 Mar 2006 05:37:32 -0800, bobby wrote:
All this is new to me. I need to know if I can install Linux on a
Windows XP machine. If so where may I get more information on this
To be a wee bit pedantic, there is no such thing as a "Windows XP machine".
There is a *machine* and an operating system can be installed on it. So
surely you can install Linux on it. You should choose a Linux disribution
depending on the capacity of the machine.
Dual boot video tutorial here:
It refers to Ubuntu, but the principles are the same for any distro......
That's a nice video. If the OP was referring to dual-boot, this would be a
good path to take. If the OP wanted to runs Linux on top of Windows
("install Linux on a Windows XP machine" was the phrasing), I recommend the
following, whose hit-and-run author (Dennis Daniels) once posted to this
These are screencasts.
Hope it helps,