How is Linux on Laptop?
yaseen 06000259RY Visits (984)
Here in IBM we have an initiative on Linux, people volunteer to either install full linux or to go for a linux partition in their primary or secondary workstation. So i thought its high time that i explored the chance of not having to see the blue screen. Time for open heart surgery, first we tried with PQMagic which gave some error 6211, did a scan disk to fix some file name issues but to no avail. Thankfully the system was booting. Then we tried Gpart tool from linux, it also did not work but the windows installation started having some trouble, internet explorer stopped working. Time for plan B, full set of files were backed up and then did a re image of the hard disk with XP on single partition. Then using Gpart the hard disk was resized and partitioned, and installed IBM linux open client.
The Lotus Symphony suit has all the office related software, spreadsheets, presentations, document editor etc. The application can work with Excell, Word and PPT. So far so good. Then installed LAMP (Lin