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Old 05-21-2008, 03:11 AM   #1
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Linux And Windows Concurrently??


I have dual boot configuration(Win Xp and Ubuntu Linux).Can I run the two OS at the same time?Some People suggested using ANDLinux.Can I make my Ubuntu Box the same way?
 
Old 05-21-2008, 03:31 AM   #2
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You canuse VirtualBox or similar to run a virtual Windows session if you want
 
Old 05-21-2008, 04:48 AM   #3
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You mean in the same machine.Say if I am on WinXp now can I operate Linux???
 
Old 05-21-2008, 07:00 AM   #4
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If you are booted into Linux, Windows is not active and vice versa. If they are on the same PC you may be able to read/write files on each OS, but you can only run one at a time. The virtual machine method as suggested above is the only way to run them both at the same time.
 
Old 05-21-2008, 02:53 PM   #5
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Try VMWare

Try VMware loaded on Windows. You can actually install Linux (or other OS) in a virtual window while running Windows.

You should have decent resources to do this (RAM, CPU, etc.)
Good luck

FSam
 
Old 05-21-2008, 03:52 PM   #6
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Try VMware loaded on Windows. You can actually install Linux (or other OS) in a virtual window while running Windows.
Or vice-versa. I run Linux natively, and Windows XP on VMWare.
 
  


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