lproven at gmail.com
Mon Oct 21 20:42:10 UTC 2013
On 21 October 2013 20:29, Douglas Pollard <dougpol2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have on a 500 Gb drive in a Dell Dimension 5150 box. I have Ubuntu 12.4
> 64 bit installed an running. I tried to install Ubuntu 13.10 32bit. I
> want to use Virtual box to run Xp. I don't know whether I can run 32bit XP
> in 64bit virtual box or not? I Have not been able to install 13.10 beyond
> configure bcmwl-kernal-source. The install stops there. I have downloaded a
> couple times and burned dvd's to try again but neither will fully install.
> Not knowing where to go from there I have reinstalled several times without
> success. At the moment I am using 12.04. Can someone help with this.
Yes, you can run 32-bit VMs under 64-bit Virtualbox. However,
obviously, 64-bit Virtualbox only runs under a 64-bit host OS.
So you don't need to install the 32-bit version of Ubuntu. If you
already have the 64-bit version working, just stick with it -
Virtualbox should run fine under 12.04/64. I used it extensively on
that OS myself, for guests running Windows XP, Windows 8, various
Linuxes, OpenBSD, Haiku & other guest OSes.
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