Running Windows XP within Linux

  • Episode 2
  • October 2, 2007
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Run Windows XP and PCLinuxOS simultaneously, placing each on a 3D cube face for a quick and beautiful transition between operating systems.

Topics Covered:

  • Enabling Beryl (3D Desktop) on PCLinuxOS using Drak3D
  • Keyboard Shortcuts for Beryl 3D Desktop environment
  • PCLinuxOS is based on Mandriva; not Debian
  • About VMWare Server - what it does
  • Obtaining and installing VMWare Server for free
  • Configuring VMWare Server with vmware-config.pl
  • Installing RPM files in PCLinuxOS
  • Creating a new virtual machine
  • Installing Windows XP Professional in VMWare Server
  • How to track Internet activity on your own web site
  • Fixing Acer Orbicam in Windows Vista
  • Viewer Issue: Trouble accessing a laptop hard drive by USB adapter
  • Viewer Issue: Moving email from one computer to the other is causing 2-year-old email to come in
  • Using Synaptic Package Manager to install software via the Internet
  • Practical usage of virtual machines & virtualization for business & residential
  • Basic thoughts about dual-partitioning Linux & Windows
  • Snapshots in VMWare
  • How to create screenshots in either Linux or Windows

Links:

Notes:

To configure VMWare Server, the command to enter into konsole is vmware-config.pl

  • Host: Robbie Ferguson

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