[ubuntu-za] Win4Lin

Charl Wentzel charl.wentzel at vodamail.co.za
Tue May 25 10:24:34 BST 2010

On Tue, 2010-05-25 at 10:53 +0200, Raoul Snyman wrote:
> On Tue, 25 May 2010 09:59:42 +0200, Charl Wentzel wrote:
> > I wanted to run a Windows package on an Ubuntu server and was
> > considering either Virtual Box or Win4Lin, when I came accross the
> > following:
> > 
> > http://win4lin.com/wp/ 
> > 
> > Anybody knows what the current status of Win4Lin is?
> Win4Lin was basically a commercial packaged version of Qemu, and I think
> since VirtualBox arrived Win4Lin probably died out because it couldn't
> compete.
> I don't know about running a GUI-less VirtualBox, mostly because I haven't
> done it before, but that's probably a good option.
Thanks. I remember someone on the list marketing it fairly recently.  I
guess that's the way the cookie crumbles.

I was thinking of installing a minimal Gnome desktop on the server, but
come to think of it, rdesktop will do the job just fine once the machine

Is it possible to install/run virtual box on a server without a GUI?  I
guess I'll find out.


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