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Popping GNU/Linux out of the Virtual Machine

Aug 31, 2009, 04:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Edmundo Carmona)

[ Thanks to Edmundo for this link. ]

"I tried VirtualBox and was gladly surprised by its performance. It was veeeeeeeeeery fast.

"Got Kubuntu installed on it. It works acceptably. Now the problem with virtual machines where you have a window that represents the computer's monitor is that you have to use key combinations to get in and out of the virtual machine environments.... plus the windows in the virtual machine are inside a window that looks not integrated to the real environment.

"But then a truck hit me. How about finding a way to get the windows out of the virtual machine? How about using an X server on Windows (XMing, for example) and configure the Virtual Machine to use that X server. kdm can be configured to use a remote X server."

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