Dual Booting: Linux Mint 15 "Olivia" Cinnamon Edition Installed

I ran Linux exclusively for several years up until 2010 or so when I bought a Windows 7 box. The Windows box is reasonably secure and generally less annoying than previous versions of Windows so I kept the OS around. Plus, I’ve sort of needed access to Windows for a few things.

Anyway, I’ve missed Linux. It still has it’s annoyances but they’re few and far between and it’s a great platform for easy and free access to a ton of security, networking, and programming tools. That’s why I finally set aside the time to install it tonight.

Installation was straightforward and painless – as most Linux installs are these days. Everything worked out of the box and I was able to install some of my favorite applications and configure it to my liking in just a few minutes – as you can see from the screenshot above. Not much has changed since I’ve left. That’s good.

You can download Linux Mint here.

John W. Little

John W. Little is the creator of Blogs of War and the host of the Covert Contact national security podcast.

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