Converting Laptops from XP to ubuntu
Martinx - ジェームズ
thiagocmartinsc at gmail.com
Sat Apr 12 00:29:12 UTC 2014
Well, if the laptop have the power to run virtual machines (i.e. if it have
the VT-x / AMD-v CPU extension, docs:
http://www.linux-kvm.org/page/Processor_support), then, I vote for KVM,
instead of VirtualBox.
KVM is by far much faster and stable than VirtualBox. You'll just need to
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-virt python-spice-client-gtk
Then, just run "virt-manager" to start creating your guests... it will turn
your Laptop into a powerful hypervisor!
Just make sure your Laptop processor supports virtualization and, better,
if it is in fact, a 64-bit machine (+4G RAM). If yes, then you can use
SPICE Display for your KVM Windows/Ubuntu guests, your guest display
experience will be amazing!
On 11 April 2014 20:45, Dick Dowdell <dick.dowdell at gmail.com> wrote:
> For those who do not think before they criticize, every one of the Lenovo
> laptops has a valid Windows license and a product key so that Windows can
> be installed on VirtualBox. It may be true that these particular laptops
> have enough processing power to run VirtualBox, but if they do, VirtualBox
> is more robust and reliable than Wine has been in my experience. It is
> well to no what you're talking about before you insult people.
> On Fri, Apr 11, 2014 at 4:40 PM, Dick Dowdell <dick.dowdell at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Oracle VirtualBox is a more robust solution than Wine for running Windows
>> applications under Ubuntu.
> Dick Dowdell
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