Installing Ubuntu on a Toshiba laptop with Windows 8

Liam Proven lproven at
Tue Oct 8 00:39:19 UTC 2013

On 8 October 2013 01:17, Jim Byrnes <jf_byrnes at> wrote:
> She as adapted to Ubuntu quite well but still needs to use windows
> sometimes, which means she must use a very old laptop with xp on it.  If I
> had dual booted it would have saved her that trouble.

Just run Windows XP in VirtualBox under Ubuntu. Works fine.

"Windows XP Mode" is a free VM from MS. It's intended for only Windows
7 Pro users but it is freely downloadable and works fine on all
versions of Windows, Mac OS X and Linux under VirtualBox.

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