Phil Tomson (2001-12-31 16:21):

> In article <INEGJNJOFAMNDPNEABNEOEECCJAA.curt / hibbs.com>,
> Curt Hibbs <curt / hibbs.com> wrote:
> >
> >I know this is a little off topic for the Ruby ML, but given that there are
> >so many Linux users in the Ruby community I thought I might be able to get
> >some good advice here.
> >
> >I am a longtime Windows user who wants to get more into Linux. I am
> >currently running Mandrake 8.1 in a VMware virtual machine under Windows XP
> >pro. 
> I would think it's better to go the other way: Run Windows in a VMware 
> virtual machine under Linux - I run WinNT that way.  Why?  Because Linux 
> is more stable. 

Seconded. And set up samba so that you can store your windows files
on your linux disc ... I am astonished how often I leave vmware windows
to do a little grepping or surfing or stuff like that in a terminal
window before switching back :-)

s.

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