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Old 12-01-2009, 10:13 PM   #1
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install windows on linux


hi , am ask for a best program to install windows on linux ?
can i use wine for that or just can use it for windows appl.
also can i install windows 7 on linux ?
 
Old 12-01-2009, 10:18 PM   #2
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Well, if you want to install the full OS "on Linux", you'll probably need to use a piece of vitrualization software (read: you will need to use a piece of virtualization software) such as VMware or Sun's VirtualBox (VMware is proprietary/costs $$$, VirtualBox is free and an open-source version is available).

You can then install Windows into a virtual machine created in either of these programs.

Hope that helps
 
Old 12-01-2009, 10:18 PM   #3
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You can use something like virtualbox or vmware to install windows on. Some apps will work through wine, but you cannot install Windows OS on top of wine
 
Old 12-01-2009, 10:19 PM   #4
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There's an entire forum on this site ("Linux - Virtualization") where you can inquire further if need be.

EDIT, sorry for double post. majority of content removed.
 
Old 12-01-2009, 11:16 PM   #5
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tnx

i will try VirtualBox 3.1.0 coz it just release
 
  


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