[scribus] Windows 7

John Beardmore John at T4sLtd.co.uk
Thu Nov 12 18:30:54 CET 2009

John Culleton wrote:

> You might find that the two partition method will allow you to run 
> all those software packages without difficulty on a Linux partition 
> and yet have an MSWin XP partition for those programs that run 
> only on that OS. In fact I have several partitions but I almost 
> never use the Windows one.

I was thinking of running Linux in VirtualBox or some such.

>  One useful program, Quantas,

Never heard of that. What does it do ?

> won't 
> run on Slackware Linux 13 so I keep a Slack 12.2 partition around 
> just for that one app.
> I have a Win XP install disk and key. For my purposes I see no 
> reason to upgrade to Win 7.  Can anyone suggest one? 

 From my POV, getting access to at least half a gig of RAM that XP won't 

Apart from that, the XP UI isn't beyond improvement.

> Vista is of course another story. 

One that I'm happy not to read.

Cheers, J/.
John Beardmore,MSc EDM (Open),B.A. Chem (Oxon),CMIOSH,CEnv,AIEMA,MEI
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