Another (Better?) way to run NB under Linux

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Another (Better?) way to run NB under Linux

Postby theidiamin » Sun Dec 21, 2008 4:43 pm

VirtualBox 2.06 was released on the 17th December. Still free, now offers experimental 3D support. Further development in hand on this too.

If you want to run a full Win**** environment this has to be the way. Performs better than VMWare, I've tried both, and this is my honest opinion, your experience may vary but I don't honestly think it will.

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Additional info re 64 bit support

Postby theidiamin » Sun Dec 21, 2008 4:54 pm

Forgot to mention until prompted by other Posts.

VirtualBox 2.06 introduces the ability to run 64 bit guests on 32 bit hosts and Vicky Verky.

This might bail out some users with compatibilty problems.

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Postby Quade » Sun Dec 21, 2008 6:36 pm

Yeah, I like the idea. What video card does virtual box emulate?
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