Windows and Ubuntu on same system- Ubuntu runs GnuCash?
clanlaw at googlemail.com
Fri Nov 20 12:11:19 EST 2009
2009/11/20 BPG <bigskypa at gmail.com>:
> Ah, that's good.
> I'm downloading Ubuntu even as I type.
> Man, I hope it doesn't destroy my computer.
There is always some risk doing this sort of thing. Make sure you
backup all important data and docs before starting. Make sure that
you can read your backup and all the important stuff is really there.
Of course a disk can crash at any time so hopefully you have good
> I was reading/looking at that asinine book "Linux for dummies" and couldn't
> believe what a bad "advertisement" it was for Linux/ubuntu etc.
> I'm sure I'll find out.....I hope it's good. I do perceive that Linux users
> are more dedicated to running and controlling their machines than Windows
> I do miss the days of DOS.
> On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 11:31 AM, Derek Atkins <warlord at mit.edu> wrote:
>> BPG <bigskypa at gmail.com> writes:
>> > Ok, I'm not really giving up just yet.
>> > I've learned a little bit.
>> > Question- can I run Gnucash on my computer using Ubuntu and then switch
>> > to Windows when I'm done working with GnuCash?
>> > I think the answer "yes" but I just want to know from you folks if my
>> > computer's going to get messed up because of the 2 different systems.
>> > What do you think?
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>> Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
>> Member, MIT Student Information Processing Board (SIPB)
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