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coLinux: running Linux from within Windows

Feb 13, 2012, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"The idea of this project is to allow a Linux Kernel to run at the same time (cooperation) with the Windows system instead of doing virtualization or emulation. The result is an amazing speed if compared to VirtualBox or other virtualization solutions expecially in I/O and network operations.

coLinux can run as stand-alone application (you get a console with working virtual TTYs) or as a system services. It can be insalled on Windows 2000, XP, Vista and Windows 7. Only 32bit mode is supported at this time but 64bit support is under work thanks to a $5,000.00 sponsorship they got.

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