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Ulteo Virtual Desktop: Running GNU/Linux in Windows

Jun 02, 2008, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)

"2008 is shaping up to be the year that GNU/Linux hit the Windows desktop. Already the year has seen the first working version of the KDE Windows project, Wubi, which installs Ubuntu to an existing Windows filesystem, and LiveUSB Creator, a wizard for installing the Fedora distribution to a flashdrive from within Windows.

"Last week, this effort was joined by the beta of Ulteo Virtual Desktop (UVD), which adds a complete KDE desktop to Windows XP or Vista. While rough around the edges, UVD seems by far the most successful of these efforts to give Windows users an easy way of experimenting with GNU/Linux..."

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