Goodbye-Microsoft.com

debian win32 installer available

Debian hacker Robert Millan has just announced the availability of a Debian-Installer Loader for win32. The program, inspired by Ubuntu’s similar project, features 64-bit CPU auto-detection, download of linux/initrd netboot images, and chainloading into Debian-Installer via grub4dos. The frontend site goodbye-microsoft.com has been set up for advocacy purposes.

Even tho we know MS will continue to carry the lion’s share of the OS market for some time, it’s comforting to know that those people who know nothing else but Winblows have options, if they so choose.

That’s the real challenge: complacency leads to, well, here’s a famous quote of Thomas Edison’s:

We shall have no better conditions in the future if we are satisfied with all those which we have at present.

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