Installation is the procedure by which the operating system and other software is transferred to your hard drive. Configuration is the post-installation process in which the system (both hardware and software) is tweaked for efficiency and customized depending on your personal taste and the primary use of the system. An office workstation is set up differently than a gaming and multimedia machine, which is set up differently than a web server. GNU/Linux allows you to do almost anything with your computer. The software needed to set up any of these configurations should be on your GNU/Linux CD. This section was written with Mandrake 7.0 in mind, but the generalities (and many of the particulars) should hold for most modern distributions.