Just about every computer user has
heard about Linux and is eager to experience it first hand, but they
don't always have a spare computer on which to try it. Today we're
announcing LindowsCD, the easiest way ever to try out Linux
on just about any computer. To run LindowsCD, you put the CD into the CD-ROM drive
and restart your computer and
presto, you're running LindowsOS!
There's absolutely no installation process and nothing is changed on
your hard disk, making it a risk-free way to try Linux. It's by far the
easiest way to experience all of the great features of LindowsOS 4.0,
including the newly designed interface, Plug & Play devices,
elegant Internet programs, etc. We've also included an entire Microsoft
Office-compatible office suite for opening spreadsheets, presentations
and word processing documents. Using some tricky compression
techniques, we are able to include an entire Linux environment onto one
There are several ways to get a LindowsCD disc to see for yourself:
Buy LindowsCD for just $29.95 exclusively from TigerDirect and get a CD shipped to you.
- Buy LindowsOS 4.0
for $49.95 within the next week and receive a bonus LindowsCD disc for
digital download with your purchase (or if you prefer, for $59.95 plus
S/H we will ship to you a LindowsOS 4.0 disc, a LindowsCD disc and a
full color quick start guide).
- If you've already purchased LindowsOS, then LindowsCD is
available for immediate download in your my.lindows account for you to
download and make your own disc.
I've been using LindowsCD for quite a while and have found some great uses for you to consider:
1) Learning Linux In Just Minutes
If you want to
experience Linux over a lunch break or at home without disturbing
anything on your existing computer, then LindowsCD is the risk-free way to do
it. LindowsCD runs without touching anything on your hard disk, so you
can put Linux onto a computer in the time that it takes to start up your
computer, instead of the installation process normally
associated with running Linux. After startup, select "LindowsOS Basics"
from the life jacket icon, and a multimedia tutorial walks you through
the basics (be sure to try opening your Microsoft-formatted documents
to see how well that works). When you're done, just restart your
computer and everything is back to its previous condition.
2) Testing Hardware for its Linux-readiness
up a desktop or laptop with LindowsCD is the easiest way to test
whether or not your equipment is Linux-ready. Because LindowsCD uses the same
industry leading auto-detection as LindowsOS 4.0, you'll be able to
test your Ethernet, video, modem, sound and all the other pieces of
your hardware in just minutes. If it works with LindowsCD, you can be
sure it will work with LindowsOS.
3) Linux Demos for Others
Some people still need convincing that not only are the web browser, instant messenger and other parts of
Linux easy for existing Microsoft Windows users to use,
but in many cases Linux is loaded with great features not found in Microsoft
Windows. Some people still remember trying Linux back in its dark ages for desktop use, when
it was difficult or impossible to print, plug in devices, or
communicate with Microsoft Windows file servers. Being able to carry a
CD, which I can load into any computer and in minutes be running the
state of the art Linux, makes winning over more users to Linux a breeze.
4) Training Labs
Most computer labs are running Microsoft operating systems, making them difficult to host
Linux classes. But using LindowsCD, it's easy to convert an entire lab
of computers into Linux machines in under 5 minutes by inserting a disc
and restarting each computer. In the time it takes the computers to
restart, they are ready to go, running LindowsOS.
I hope you'll give LindowsCD a try and let me know how it works for you!
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