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Old 12-10-2009, 07:12 AM   #16
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@brianL, I'm happy to acquiesce to someone with experience. However ...
if it was a virtualizer, what the hell is it doing updating the MBR ?. I happily use VirtualBox when I need to play with Linux or OpenSolaris under Vista. Does what I need, and doesn't screw with what I have set up.
 
Old 12-10-2009, 08:09 AM   #17
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If you've got the time and XP anywhere, try it - just out of curiosity. It's easy to get rid of from the Control Panel's Add/Remove. I think it's a good way of introducing people to Linux, and only wish there were more distro choices available for it.
 
Old 12-11-2009, 02:27 AM   #18
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There is this utility available with Linux Mint, which is also based on Ubuntu. It is called something else in Mint but works the same way.
I say something called Lin4Win on sourceforge as well. Will try it once.
 
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And there's coLinux, which is more complicated than Wubi, but can use more or less any distro.
 
  


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