What is special is a version of DSL that runs within an existing Windows or Linux session. This old blog entry have fun using it.
I was really fired up about this so-called embedded version of DSL when I found it. Using a GNU/Linux box at home and a Windows box at work can cause some cross-platform woes. In general, my OpenOffice files are fine to transfer between machines, but Id like to be able to use cryptography and some other platform-specific technologies. The idea of running an entire distro with exactly the same apps I run at home was pretty enticing