Ubuntu and Linux & Open Source mentioned on BBC - this is getting big

Mac McIlvaine suemac at empire.net
Wed Oct 28 12:34:07 GMT 2009

How well does Ubuntu run XP in a virtual box? I have a couple of 
programs that use sound and midi heavily and would like to find a 
way to use them.

I'm looking for ways because on new machines with only sata, my old 
XP cd won't load and I've been unsuccessful at slipstreaming the 

At Wednesday, 28 October 2009, you wrote:

>On Oct 28, 2009 5:53am, aYo Binitie <ayobinitie at googlemail.com> 
wrote:> > > >  > > I never use Wine - if you really need Windows 
software run it in> VitualBox running windows. The truth is that 
most Windows users are> bound to habit and really expect Windowlike 
behaviour from a different> OS. I found the differences in using 
Ubuntu a bit iffy at forst but,> was so discouraged but my Windows 
experience that I percevered. Thank> goodness for that. I sometimes 
cannot believe how much of an Ubuntu> evangelist I have becomeI agree.
Most Windows users have become blind to the fact that Windows, 
compared to Ubuntu, is actually a much harder system to learn.  It's 
just that they all learned Windows out of necessity and are now used 
to it.  They call it easy to use, I call it 'Microsoft forcing you 
to deal with their crap."
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