[nSLUG] Virtual PC 2007

David Payne dapayne12 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 3 22:51:54 AST 2007


I don't know much about VPC but I have been using VMware on Linux to
run Windows XP.  Not exactly what you are doing but I would suggest
using VMware server.  But they are all free so why not play around a
little?

David Payne

On 3/3/07, Scott Syms <scottsyms at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've been using VMWare for some time, running linux/linux, windows/
> linux and linux/windows host/guest pairs.
>
> Works great & both VMWare server and player are free.
>
> tks
>
> S
>
> On 3-Mar-07, at 1:03 PM, Jeff Warnica wrote:
>
> >
> > "Historically", at least, various MS virtualization products have
> > worked
> > very poorly with non-MS products. I've been told that they are better
> > now, but I am not sure.
> >
> > If by "work" you mean "run", then yes, it will work. If you mean
> > "preform adequately for useful tasks", that's a good question. It
> > Would
> > Be Fun To Try.
> >
> >
> > On Sat, 2007-03-03 at 12:36 -0400, Preston Smith wrote:
> >> Hello All!
> >>
> >> I see MS has released Virtual PC
> >> 2007http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/winfamily/virtualpc/
> >> default.mspx
> >>
> >> Is this a good medium in which to run Linux to try it until such
> >> time as
> >> one might cut over 100 % to Linux?
> >>
> >> I have a Linux install on a USB drive but my laptop will not boot
> >> from a
> >> USB device.  I know there are ways to have it boot via a boot disk
> >> but
> >> would Virtual PC work?
> >>
> >> Thanks for your thoughts
> >>
> >> Have a great weekend
> >>
> >> Preston
> >>
> >>
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