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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] cygwin or linux?

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  • Stephen Lau
    Another alternative would be to get VMWare, and run a Linux system within your VMWare under Windows2000 to develop on.. -steve ... -- stephen lau ::
    Message 1 of 31 , May 31, 2001
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      Another alternative would be to get VMWare, and run a Linux system
      within your VMWare under Windows2000 to develop on..

      -steve

      On Thu, May 31, 2001 at 03:45:34PM -0700, long tude wrote:
      > I have a shiny laptop with Windows 2000 installed.
      > I would like to develop for open source platforms
      > (linux, perl, apache, postgresql, etc.)
      >
      > Would people reccomend installing Linux as a second
      > operating system
      > or installing the Cygwin package of GNU utilities for
      > Windows32?
      >
      > I realize the answer to this question is equal parts
      > science as philosophical, but I would be interested in
      > all answers and opinions.
      >
      > Thanks,
      > Mitch
      >
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    • Stephen Lau
      Another alternative would be to get VMWare, and run a Linux system within your VMWare under Windows2000 to develop on.. -steve ... -- stephen lau ::
      Message 31 of 31 , May 31, 2001
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        Another alternative would be to get VMWare, and run a Linux system
        within your VMWare under Windows2000 to develop on..

        -steve

        On Thu, May 31, 2001 at 03:45:34PM -0700, long tude wrote:
        > I have a shiny laptop with Windows 2000 installed.
        > I would like to develop for open source platforms
        > (linux, perl, apache, postgresql, etc.)
        >
        > Would people reccomend installing Linux as a second
        > operating system
        > or installing the Cygwin package of GNU utilities for
        > Windows32?
        >
        > I realize the answer to this question is equal parts
        > science as philosophical, but I would be interested in
        > all answers and opinions.
        >
        > Thanks,
        > Mitch
        >
        > __________________________________________________
        > Do You Yahoo!?
        > Get personalized email addresses from Yahoo! Mail - only $35
        > a year! http://personal.mail.yahoo.com/
        >
        > --------------------------------------------------------------
        > Please post your X config files in the group links or database
        >
        > Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
        >

        --
        stephen lau :: [slau@...] :: www.whacked.net :: ucsd/cse grad student
        "It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt."
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