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Portable Ubuntu Runs Ubuntu Inside Windows

Apr 09, 2009, 13:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kevin Purdy)

"Built from the same guts as the andLinux system that lets you seamlessly run Linux apps on your Windows desktop, Portable Ubuntu is a stand-alone package that runs a fairly standard (i.e. orange-colored, GNOME-based) version of the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution. It just doesn't bother creating its own desktop, and puts all its windows inside your Windows, er, windows.

"The coolest parts about Portable Ubuntu are:

"It actually works (in most cases, on most systems). It fits on a (larger) thumb drive and can run entirely from it.
It can work on, and save to, your Windows folders and files.
It's persistent, so changes you make and apps you install are carried around with you.
It's easily manageable from Windows, and works great on dual monitors."

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