Ubuntu and Linux & Open Source mentioned on BBC - this is getting big
ayobinitie at googlemail.com
Wed Oct 28 13:20:39 GMT 2009
When I have to explicitely use the Flash CS4 IDE I do it all in VirtualBox
running XP along with Flash develop
On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 1:12 PM, aYo Binitie <ayobinitie at googlemail.com>wrote:
> Well I can tell you this for a fact my XP in VirtualBox (Dell Inspiron
> 1720) runs performs faster than my XP running solo on an Acer 21" laptop.
> The VirtualBox has I.5 Gigs of RAM assigned to its operations from the 3.5
> available of my 4Gigs. The Acer has 2Gigs of RAM
> On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 12:34 PM, Mac McIlvaine <suemac at empire.net> wrote:
>> 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
>> XP CD.
>> 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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