On Monday 29 August 2005 09:50, Andrew McCarthy wrote:
>On Mon, Aug 29, 2005 at 09:49:32AM +0100, Kevin Philp wrote:
>> We have to buy a laptop for one of our new guys and he will need to plug
>> it into our network when he is in the office. It will be our first laptop
>> user based in the office so its new territory for me. Two options:
>>>> 1. Let him keep his laptop with WinXP on it and set up Samba to support
>>>> 2. Force him to comply to our Linux only network and dual boot his laptop
>> so he can use Linux when he is here.
>>Maybe a silly question but I'm wondering why, if he's new and you have a
>Linux-only office network, you're putting Windows on the laptop at all?
He will be required to work some of his time in a clients office and will need
WinXP for there. However after reading all the bits from here it seems we can
go for the dual boot option without too much trepidation and he can run Linux
when he is with us.
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