I used Ubuntu since it came out - now got a new laptop with Win7 preinstalled on a (relatively small) SSD and do not want to repartition or double install anything.
On the other hand it's very likely that I cannot live without all the tools I used over years.
What is the recommendation to use Linux under Windows with smallest footprint?
- Live-CDs? How to keep configs etc?
- install the windows versions of the cool big tools (like gimp) and live without a full linux distro?
(I wonder if such recommendations are valid here ...)