How many Linuxes I do actually have installed on my computer?
Here is my answer.
My Compaq C300 laptop is quadro-boot.Yes, like this Quadro Boot which you see on your right.
Which systems do I have?
- Windows XP. It came pre-installed on this laptop. And I reinstalled it from backup CDs when original 40Gb HDD failed and I had to replace it with new 500Gb one. I boot it from time to time, because of some specific applications which I use rarely and don't want to install in any of my Linuxes.
- Ubuntu. This is first "serious" Linux on my laptop. I had frugal "install" of SLAX before, but then it was replaced. It was originally 10.04 LTS version, which I later upgraded to 10.10.
- Kubuntu. This is second "serious" Linux. It was installed immediately after Ubuntu. In fact, my GRUB2 is managed from Kubuntu. Same as Ubuntu: original 10.04 was upgraded to 10.10.
- Debian Squeeze. This OS was installed from second attempt when first failed. Previously I kept Puppy 5.1.1 on that partition, but decided to move it away for the sake of Debian testing.
How long will Debian OS live here?
Although, I have no plans to replace Ubuntu or Kubuntu with something else at this point of time.
Why do I have Ubuntu and Kubuntu installed side-by-side when I can have GNOME and KDE on one system and select Desktop Environment during boot?
Which of those 3 Linuxes do I prefer more?
Kubuntu. Because of KDE.
In the meantime, if you want to get any Linux distro, which I have on installed on my laptop, you can Buy Linux CDs from the dedicated web page. There are actually much more than 3 distros I have listed above.
And how many systems do you have installed? What is your preference for them? Share it!