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Sat May 20 19:28:31 UTC 2017

I've created a Windows10 VM and the GUI says it starts. It doesn't seem 
to capture my keystrokes. Typing Windows+R then narrator brings up some 
search box in Ubuntu. The Windows install may want a valid license 
(which I don't have anyway), but I can't tell. What next?
On 05/18/2017 06:38 AM, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Tony Baechler. It looks like you want qemu from extra. Use the -curses 
> switch. Try something like this:
> qemu-system-x86_64 -curses -enable-kvm -soundhw all -m 1G -boot d 
> -cdrom bats64*.iso
> Make sure the above is all on one line. You probably need to load the 
> kvm kernel module first:
> modprobe kvm_intel
> modprobe kvm
> To get the BATS64 CD, go here:
> As always, read the Qemu manual for full docs on the command line 
> switches. Obviously, using -curses won't help when installing Windows. 
> I think you have to do that from the GUI, but I'm not sure. I can't 
> help beyond that. Some people like VirtualBox better. It's a matter of 
> preference, but it doesn't have the curses option.
> On 5/18/2017 4:08 AM, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
>> How would I work with virtualization in arch Linux? I am interested 
>> in this.
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