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Run Windows and Linux Without Virtualization

Apr 16, 2008, 09:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mayank Sharma)

"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 application..."

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