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Duke of URL: Introducing Winux

Aug 15, 2000, 12:05 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Patrick Mullen)

[ Thanks to Patrick Mullen for this link. ]

"While most of the Linux world hates Windows, the rest of the world runs it. What can we do to convert these devout Microsoft supporters? Show them VMWare and watch them drool."

"Although VMWare may be missing a few of the features that Windows has, such as 3D acceleration, it still is quite a workhorse. Typically, VMWare is a little tricky to setup and often times isn't very sleek when it comes to hard disk access, but it's about time things changed, isn't it?"

"With this, Pogo set out to find the answer the question every dual-boot user has. How can I get those last few programs that are Windows only to run on Linux? Logically, they turned to VMWare, which has only recently offered fast enough disk and graphics access to be a wise solution. Pogo combines VMWare with Linux and an option to boot to Windows natively-and call it "Winux."

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