Installing Vmware/WinXP on Kubuntu 7.10

ronw at paradise.net.nz ronw at paradise.net.nz
Wed Nov 7 21:07:38 UTC 2007


I tried VirtualBox and could not find how to go to full screen. Is tehre a way
to do that? I hated trying to run WINXP in a small window
 
Quoting Greg Booth <bootgr at gmail.com>:

> On 11/7/07, Michael W. Holdeman <lists at ptfd.org> wrote:
> > On Wednesday 07 November 2007 02:21:56 pm Tipton, Timothy wrote:
> > > > Where is a good howto to install Vmware/WinXP on Kubuntu-7.10 ??
> > >
> > > Try:
> > >
> http://www.tssci-security.com/archives/2007/10/25/how-to-install-vmware-
> > > server-on-ubuntu-710-gutsy-gibbon/
> >
> > Dont want to stir up trouble but I have switched to virtualbox and am
> > generally happier with it, it also contains the ability to create the
> virt
> > machiune unlike vmware-player. Saves a little aggrivation..
> > I find it smoother and more stable. I haven't found a couple of
> features I
> > want yet, but they are probably there for the hunting.
> >
> > Mike
> 
> I have to agree, I like VirtualBox better, but the free ( as in beer )
> VMWare Server will also allow you to create the virtual machine and
> play it, but it does NOT allow you to use the shared folders with the
> host that I REALLY like.
> 
> VirtualBox just seems to run faster and of course if you compile from
> source it's 100% open source.
> 
> Greg
> 
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