Trying to DUMP Windows.... But

NoOp glgxg at
Fri Mar 27 16:29:32 UTC 2009

On 03/26/2009 05:43 PM, Derek Broughton wrote:
> NoOp wrote:

>> How does Wubi work?
>> Wubi adds an entry to the Windows boot menu which allows you to run
>> Linux. Ubuntu is installed within a file in the Windows file system
>> (c:\ubuntu\disks\root.disk), this file is seen by Linux as a real hard
>> disk.
> But that's the important point - it only INSTALLS like a Windows program. 
> Because it then runs direct from the Windows Boot Manager, it _doesn't_
> run, in any sense, as a Windows _program_. 

Wubi *is* a windows program and is a front-end to lupin and ubiquity. So
the correct statement should have been:

"Or, install via a Windows program Wubi:"

There, happy now?

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