Has Ubuntu Replaced Windows on Your Box?

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Wed Apr 19 19:17:38 UTC 2006

Tom Smith wrote:

> This isn't in response in to any specific post on this thread, just a
> general (dare I say) suggestion. ;-)
> If everyone is so dead set on using Linux in lieu of Windows, why not
> just setup Ubuntu and use a virtual machine for another install of
> Ubuntu (for "testing") and an installation of Windows (for those
> non-Linux apps)?

People do.  However, some people don't want to need to run _any_ kind of
Windows software, and others are just cheap.  VMWare Server only recently
became available for this purpose.

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