Linux in Windows

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To run Linux within Windows, you have the following possibilities:

Use Live CDs

Main article: Live CD distributions

You put a bootable CD in your drive and boot Linux from this CD. You cannot install or remove software.

Boot from a USB disk

Main article: boot from a usb disk

You attach a bootable USB hard disk and boot from it. You can install and remove software.

Use virtualization

Main article: virtualization

You install virtualization software, create a virtual machine and run it. You do not need to reboot your computer. You can continue to run your Windows applications.

Use terminal servers

Main article: terminal servers

Get your applications over the network from a Linux computer.