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Switch to Linux

Amit Batra
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Joined: Mar 04, 2006
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Is there a way to switch to Linux from within windows. I hate to have to reboot all the time.I remember seeing something like this for Mac users on one of the tech shows. just wondering if it was possible to do so within windows?
Joe Ess

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VMWare Player

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Peter Rooke
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Joined: Oct 21, 2004
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kind of wrong forum?

Cgwin is an linux emulator - other distros offer CD's that you can boot off.

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Sonny Gill
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And there is Cooperative Linux.

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Joe Ess

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Originally posted by Sonny Gill:
And there is Cooperative Linux.

"coLinux currently doesn't support running an X server that requires a graphic adapter, because such virtual adapter doesn't exist at the moment" - CoLinux FAQ

Yeesh. That's a deal-breaker for me.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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