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Old 09-20-2004, 04:30 PM   #1
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Question running windows under linux


How can I run Windows under my linux??

is there a program like virtual pc for linux??

thnx
 
Old 09-20-2004, 04:43 PM   #2
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have you tried knoppix or a live disro? you can boot it off the cdrom and not install anything. its not like running linux WHILE running windows, but you have the freedom to boot to a different OS
 
Old 09-20-2004, 04:48 PM   #3
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S.D.Willie's suggestion is more for dual booting OSs, which isn't what you seem to want. For a Windows environment in linux I've heard of Win4Lin and VMWare, as well as the Wine/WineX/Cedega compatability layer (see http://frankscorner.org/ for howtos&working apps list).
 
Old 09-20-2004, 09:10 PM   #4
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Your best bet is VMWare. The only problem is no direct hardware access so no commercial games can be played in the virtual win. Win4Lin only works for win98 i think. Winex has been renamed cedega and its only for games. Wine is emulation of win32 apps in linux, check out there website.
 
Old 09-20-2004, 09:30 PM   #5
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/me whispers "qemu .... "


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