Want to try Linux out and not install it? You can from self-contained bootable CDs/DVDs. You
can download an iso image, burn it using an ISO image burning program (such as "Disk
Utility" on Mac OS X, DVD-Writer on MS-Windows, or Brasero on Linux), and then boot the
CD/DVD (preferably on a PC, but some may work on a Mac Intel system), and you have a temporary
Linux system. And when you reboot your system and remove the CD, you computer boots
normally without modifacation to the currently installed OS. On computers that do not have
CD or DVD drives, you can install the ISO onto a USB flash drive. Click here for instructions on how to do that.
The following websites have self-contained Linux systems on one bootable CD.
Get the Firefox web browser and Thunderbird e-mail client
Click on the logos to download Firefox and Thunderbird.
The GIMP is comparible to Adobe Photoshop.
Adobe Photoshop usually retails for about $600.00 and runs on only two different computer systems. The GIMP is available for FREE, and runs on many different computer systems.
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