Loading XP after Ubuntu

Victor Kane victorkane at gmail.com
Wed Feb 11 15:43:28 CST 2009


I am very happy with the Sun xVM VirtualBox, which runs a version of XP
right on top of Ubuntu. Works great in my Dell Inspiron 1420N

Victor Kane
http://awebfactory.com.ar

On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 7:01 PM, <Ian_G_Wilson at dell.com> wrote:

> 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<http://apcmag.com/how_to_dual_boot_linux_and_windows_xp_linux_installed_%0Afirst.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
>
> --
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> http://www.arne-henningsen.name/
>
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