Beginners guide to running Linux in a virtual machine

Posted on February 1, 2007. Filed under: Linux |

Details on how to run Linux as a virtual machine on your Windows desktop for the absolute beginner. We recently covered how to run Windows apps on your Linux desktop, so this piece serves as a nice counterpoint. If you just want to try out a Linux distribution to get a taste of what it’s like, booting up a Linux Live CD is probably you’re best bet. However, if you actually want to run Linux more frequently, but you don’t want to do a full-on install, setting up Linux in a virtual machine is just what you need.

+ Beginner’s Guide: Run Linux like any other program in Windows [from lifehack.org]

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