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Old 02-28-2008, 04:36 PM   #1
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i am about to upgrade from xp to vista, what i would like to know is, is it possible for me to run xp and a linux distro through vista? what do i need? ive heard something about virtual something or other, im really not too clued up on this issue. any help would be great.
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Old 02-28-2008, 05:09 PM   #2
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Are you wondering if you can like triple boot linux xp and vista?? I think i must be misunderstanding.
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Old 02-28-2008, 05:34 PM   #3
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no, apparently you can run other OS's under windows i.e. open up ubuntu like you would an application?
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So what you want to do is run ubuntu in like a Virtual Machine. I would check out http://www.virtualbox.org/. They allow you to run a second OS in a virtual wold just like it seems you mean.
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Old 02-28-2008, 07:36 PM   #5
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thank you, yes that is exactly what i mean. thanks for the link
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