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Old 04-04-2009, 12:30 PM   #1
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LXer: Portable Ubuntu Runs Ubuntu Inside Windows


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Free application Portable Ubuntu for Windows runs an entire Linux operating system as a Windows application. As if that weren't cool enough, it's portable, so you can carry it on your thumb drive. Built from the same guts as the andLinux system that lets you seamlessly run Linux apps on your Windows desktop, Portable Ubuntu is a stand-alone package that runs a fairly standard (i.e. orange-colored, GNOME-based) version of the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution. It just doesn't bother creating its own desktop, and puts all its windows inside your Windows, er, windows.

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Old 04-04-2009, 09:55 PM   #2
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any idea how easy it would be to use another distro (lighter) too keep the size/resource useage down?

I see the makings of the ultimate USB program
 
Old 04-05-2009, 10:07 AM   #3
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It's based on CoLinux, have a look at their wiki:
http://colinux.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page
 
  


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