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need advice

i am currently running windows vista home premium, i want to install unix because i just started a computer programing course, i am just wondering if i install unix will i still have vista?? how does it work? will i get a choice of which os to run on system startup??
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Old 11-01-2007
A lot of linux ditsros, like ubuntu, allow you to install grub. grub asks you what OS you want to boot. This makes it a dual boot machine.

Another choice is cygwin. This runs a "unix" under windows. You can do stuff in cygwin, bounce back to windows, then back to cygwin.

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