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Mayur Pande
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Mayur Pande
Courses Plus Student 11,711 Points

Should I install linux on my windows 10 machine

I am currently in the Git basics course of the PHP track and am thinking should I install linux (ubuntu) on my machine (windows 10). On the previous course (command prompt) I simply used the console provided but am now thinking maybe having linux installed would be a good idea.

3 Answers

Rasbin Rijal
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Rasbin Rijal
Courses Plus Student 10,863 Points

Hi Mayur Pande ,

You can use windows / linux to work on with the Git course on PHP. You can work on any platform that you feel comfortable. If you have not used linux before, it is a nice idea to start now. :)

Some virtual machine applicatins like VMWARE may be good if you don't wan't to install linux directly on your physical machine now.

Mayur Pande
Mayur Pande
Courses Plus Student 11,711 Points

thanks Rasbin Rijal I think I will download linux and get started with it

Kevin Korte
Kevin Korte
28,135 Points

You can install linux in a virtualbox, which is what I did. I just used the Oracle Virtualbox software to install Linux inside of that.

It allowed me to retain my office, and other software on my work computer, but still give myself a Linux based development environment.

Mayur Pande
Mayur Pande
Courses Plus Student 11,711 Points

I downloaded VM ware do you recommend virtual box over vm ware?

Just wanted to add my two cents. You can now use the Windows Subsystem for Linux.

Linux on Windows is the official site for more info.