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If you install a virtual machine and then boot off CD-ROM a live distro, it's like waering two condoms on top of each other... And one will really do the trick.
Either install a virtual machine running Linux, or boot a live CD (like Slax).
I would go for Slax and install it in a second partition, next to Windows. Don't be put off by the Windows disk resizer. Vista allowed "a mere" 40% of the 120 GB disk to ne used for "something else". But Linux has no problems with "just" 50 GB... Just like with RAM. Each Windows needs 4 GB of RAM nowadays. I still have the beleif that most Linuxes still don't know what to do with more than 1 GB of it.. )
Still: go for it. Slax is cool.
OK. So after the install to virtualbox, does virtualbox retain the install or does it boot from the ISO every time? Meaning, do I need to keep the ISO in its location after install. I'm thinking it needs ti stay there.
I'm confused. That sounds like a question but ends with a period.
If that is a question, then no, just press and release the right-hand side Ctrl key. No need to press any other keys or mouse buttons.
I had never used the rt ctrl key, didnt even really know it was there.
Im not keyboard savvy so much. I still have to look at the keys to know what Im typing.
And yes, it was a question, so heres your question mark. -?- <:-)
Last edited by Billy Makk; 05-23-2010 at 10:22 AM.