reply to Tx
I believe you can also use most of them live. Don't even need to install it to use it... just put it on a disc or USB and it's good to go.
reply to morisato You can also save a bit of time by installing pre-built images.For VirtualBox:»www.oracle.com/technetwork/commu···dex.html»virtualboxes.org/images/
reply to ekster this is how i'm giving mint a try.. (I used this »www.pendrivelinux.com/)