[Haifux] Virtual Box\Machine
yossi.gil at gmail.com
Mon Feb 2 21:48:19 MSK 2009
Tal. That would be wonderful. (Shahar who reads every word we mail here,
will take care of the account). Many thanks.
HAIFUX: I cannot find enough words to thanks you guys. I know what I am
getting out of this - a smooth and easier transition to Linux for Technion
students - and as Nadav so eloquently described it: much stronger CS and SE
education. I hope you see the value in this end as I do.
On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 2:42 PM, Tal Abir <tal.abir at gmail.com> wrote:
> I can write up a page on coLinux, WUBI, andLinux, etc...
> I agree that running Linux inside Windows is not optimal but The transition
> (from Windows to Linux + Windows in a box) requires to reinstall windows
> under Linux.
> Where&How can I update the wiki?
> On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 12:57 AM, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com>wrote:
>> 2009/1/29 Yossi Gil <yossi.gil at gmail.com>:
>> > Tal, I missed that note of yours. As you can all tell, I am not a big
>> > on distributions and the myriad of products. (I used to have a good
>> > understanding of the basic concepts, old kernel structure and the such,
>> > not much more.)
>> > Anyway, I checked a bit about andLinux and about coLinux. They seem like
>> > good idea. I only knew about WUBI. Perhaps we should make a short web
>> > describing alternatives for running Linux inside windows, so that
>> > students could do it? It would be real good if this is in Hebrew. We
>> > put this page on the SSDL wiki, so that there is a joint editing effort?
>> > Anyone here interested in drafting something? This does not have to be
>> > well balanced review, but just a summary so that interested people
>> > check out the alternatives themselves?
>> I hav enever used those technologies (I don't have Windows) but from
>> gut feeling I think that having a real dual boot, or a single boot
>> with Windows in VirtualBox, would be best. Running Linux inside of
>> Windows sounds like having the terrible application selection of
>> Linux, with the terrible stability and resourcefullness of Windows. A
>> lose-lose situation.
>> Dotan Cohen
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