"Linux does everything that many users want it to, but some
people have tasks that require Windows applications. You can
dual-boot both operating systems, or run Windows in a virtualized
environment on Linux. Alas, virtualization makes the guest OS
almost useless for processor- and RAM-intensive tasks like editing
videos and playing games. Now, a Ubuntu-based distro called and
Linux takes cooperation with Windows to a whole new level.
"The miracle ingredient in and Linux is its coLinux kernel. The
coLinux project takes a stable release of the Linux kernel and
ports it to run on Windows. That means that, unlike virtualization
software, and Linux installs on Windows like any other
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