Loading XP after Ubuntu

Ian_G_Wilson at Dell.com Ian_G_Wilson at Dell.com
Wed Feb 11 15:01:48 CST 2009


For a generic dual boot guide for linux/windows, you can take a look at
this guide...
http://apcmag.com/how_to_dual_boot_linux_and_windows_xp_linux_installed_
first.htm
Of course backup any data..etc etc.  I haven't tried this.

Ian

-----Original Message-----
From: linux-desktops-bounces at dell.com
[mailto:linux-desktops-bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of Arne Henningsen
Sent: Wednesday, February 11, 2009 1:56 PM
To: linux-desktops
Subject: Re: Loading XP after Ubuntu

On Wednesday, 11. February 2009 15:34:10, Ian wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm generally happy with the reasons for choosing Ubuntu over Windows,
> but there are a few applications where it would be nice to have the
> choice.  Can anyone point me in the right direction for loading
Windows
> XP on my Inspiron 1525N in a dual boot environment when it already has
> Ubuntu 8.10 loaded?  Are there any instructions anywhere, and what are
> the pitfalls?
>
> I've already tried Wine, and found it unsatisfactory.

Have you tried Codeweaver's CrossOver Linux?
   http://www.codeweavers.com/products/cxlinux/
It supports many MS-Windows applications.

Arne

-- 
Arne Henningsen
http://www.arne-henningsen.name/

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