Want to run Linux without dual booting? Enter coLinux. coLinux is Cooperative Linux, a port of the Linux kernel enabling execution alongside other operating system.
Here's my experience about installation and use of openSuSE 10.3 with coLinux: http://www.serbalinux.com/portal/tips-and-tricks/34-tips-and-tricks/1014-opensuse-103-on-top-of-vista
coLinux can be downloaded at http://www.colinux.org.
A little more information about the effects of this on Indonesian internet situation is shown here.
From: Linus Torvalds [email blocked]
Subject: Re: Linux 2.6.17-rc2
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 10:58:46 -0700 (PDT)
I got slashdotted! Yay!
On Thu, 20 Apr 2006, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> I claim that Mach people (and apparently FreeBSD) are incompetent idiots.
I also claim that Slashdot people usually are smelly and eat their
boogers, and have an IQ slightly lower than my daughters pet hamster
(that's "hamster" without a "p", btw, for any slashdot posters out
there. Try to follow me, ok?).
Furthermore, I claim that anybody that hasn't noticed by now that I'm an
opinionated bastard, and that "impolite" is my middle name, is lacking a
Finally, it's clear that I'm not only the smartest person around, I'm also
incredibly good-looking, and that my infallible charm is also second only
to my becoming modesty.
So there. Just to clarify.
Linus "bow down before me, you scum" Torvalds
It may be MUD on steroids, but it should be interesting and enjoyable to see how the Wachowski brothers design a multiplayer game.