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Old 09-23-2001, 10:19 AM   #1
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question about winlinux

Hi everybody,

is there a linux version wich you can run under windows, like you can run like a program. I will not reboot my system to use linux. Who can help me?
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Old 09-23-2001, 02:28 PM   #2
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your gonna want to try or check out vmWare... , also i think there is a mandrakesoft version of linux they have that you can install and run within windows.. not for sure though..
Old 09-23-2001, 05:21 PM   #3
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I would say the best and most stable way of going is put linux on another computer network the two then use a program like Xwin32 or Exceed to display it.
Old 09-24-2001, 09:01 AM   #4
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The Mandrake Lin4Win thingy is a great way to try Linux, but it's not a 'program'. It creates a couple of HUGE files on your computer (normally your C drive) which are actually complete Linux systems, it 'mounts' them (for those who know what this is) and boots from them. In order to run Mandrake Lin4Win you will have to reboot your system, but you don't have to set up any new dedicated partitions.

If you're happy with changing your partition information (creating, deleting, resizing, etc) then may I suggest that you read as many of the threads herein (use the search thing, its easier) and bite the bullet!

On a similar note, everyone knows about Wine but is there anything around along the lines of Line (see the pun there ) letting you run Linux programs from under Windows. I would think that this would allow many more people a view into the lovely Linux world!
Old 08-06-2003, 03:00 AM   #5
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Is possible send me a valid activation code for my winlinux 2003?
Old 08-06-2003, 03:23 AM   #6
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Originally posted by IndyGeForce2
Is possible send me a valid activation code for my winlinux 2003?



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