[Dshield] OT - to Antti - Is this normal?

Mercy Mercymail at mindspring.com
Tue Jun 25 05:02:40 GMT 2002

Thanks Dave :)  I may have to take you up on that offer.

But first.... since i installed my new hard drive, i just noticed my cd
burner isn't being recognized by windows... don't know why, but i will
figure it out.

Gotta get that fixed first.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Goodrich" <dave at pixelhammer.com>
To: <list at dshield.org>
Sent: Monday, June 24, 2002 11:22 AM
Subject: Re: [Dshield] OT - to Antti - Is this normal?

> On Mon, Jun 24, 2002 at 05:02:03PM -0400, Mercy wrote:
> > I do have a CD RW now ( i did not at the time i purchased Linux
> > i believ it's version 7.03?)
> >
> > I'm not sure how i'm supposed to rip linux onto a cd in a windows OS...
> > tips?
> Certainly, download the ISO image. An ISO image is a complete distribution
> packaged up and ready for the burner. You can safely burn an ISO from
> Unix, Windows, Mac, Linux with no problems and create a bootable
> installation CD.
> >
> > Also... what versions of linux do you recomend?  I seem to be hearing
> > Red Hat is the best bet.
> Boy you are new to Linux ;^) That sentance can start a long running thread
> in most lists. I have used RedHat, Slackware, FreeBSD, Solaris, Mac,
> Windows. Overall my favorite is FreeBSD, I have run it on
> several laptops and servers/firewalls. I'm currently typing this on my
> trusty laptop running FreeBSD. I've successfully dual booted FreeBSD and
> Windows on several machines, including laptops. I'd be happy to help you
> get a Slackware or FreeBSD machine dual booted.
> DAve
> >
> > Thanks again,
> >
> > Mercy
> --
> My other computer is your Windows machine...
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