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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Why contains in nonfree that's not ethical?

From: Michael Siepmann
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Why contains in nonfree that's not ethical?
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2015 19:31:32 -0600
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What about running Windows as a virtual machine in VirtualBox on GNU/Linux?  That's what I'm doing currently.  I'd appreciate any insights or advice about the pros and cons of that approach.

Michael Siepmann, Ph.D.
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On 03/17/2015 06:49 PM, Will Hill wrote:
I do not recommend dual booting under any circumstance.  Microsoft will wipe 
your bootloader.  If you must use Windows, you should probably use Windows 
for the one or two tasks that are forced on you and your free software device 
for everything else, especially communications.  

On Tuesday 17 March 2015, Adam Bolte wrote:
Not a bad idea. But businesses would never go for it, and most
individuals wouldn't want to purchase and lug around two laptops or
switch between two desktops.

Probably two separate HDDs would suffice, with the free software one
fully encrypted and using a free software bootloader,


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