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Old 03-02-2007, 06:46 AM   #1
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Linux AND Windows??


Is it possible to run Windows inside Linux like it was an application? Please let me know: here or jlaurin@myway.com. Thanks in advance.
 
Old 03-02-2007, 07:03 AM   #2
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http://www.vmware.com/download/ws/eval.html
 
Old 03-02-2007, 07:18 AM   #3
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Thumbs up VirtualBox

VirtualBox so far has been one of the best ones I have used and the fact that its free make it even better. I highly recommend downloading it.

http://www.virtualbox.org/
 
Old 03-02-2007, 07:20 AM   #4
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There are several applications available that provide a "virtual pc" environment: VMWare, Xen, Qemu, and a MS product that I can't remember the name of.

You can also "dual-boot".
 
Old 03-02-2007, 07:30 AM   #5
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VirtualBox so far has been one of the best ones I have used and the fact that its free make it even better. I highly recommend downloading it.

http://www.virtualbox.org/
I built it from source and was impressed how well W2000 guest ran on my rather old Thinkpad. Until I discovered OSS version has no USB support. Then I switched to blob - and suffered notable performance loss.
 
Old 03-02-2007, 07:34 AM   #6
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I use windows and run a guest linux host on there. The thing about VirtualBox is that you can have usb support for linux in windows. But once linux has the usb windows can't use it until you unload linux. But it works for me so i like it better then much of the other stuff like Virtual PC.
 
Old 03-02-2007, 08:16 AM   #7
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NX! That is what we use in our department. We actually have a system (Citix) also which allows us to use Windows from Linux.
 
  


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