Help, I need a Windows VM for my work
Linux for blind general discussion
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Tue Aug 10 14:13:26 UTC 2021
Doesn't look like the script got attached.
On 8/10/21 3:59 PM, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Hi again Brandt,
> The script is attached
> Intructions for use:
> 1. Create a directory ~/qemu
> Assuming that your username is brandt; hust type to do that:
> mkdir /home/brandt/qemu
> or just:
> mkdir ~/qemu
> As a reminder, ~ stands for /home/<username>
> In my case /usr/didier, in yours I assume /home/brandt
> but anyway the output of this command will tell you:
> echo ~
> 2. move the Windows ISO file in ~/qemu, renamed ~/qemu/win windows.iso
> For instance her I did this:
> 3. Download the script windows.sh and store it somewhere
> Change to the directory where it is installed and run it like this:
> sh windows.sh
> Then press Enter.
> Press Enter again after 5 seconds to make sure it starts the Windows
> Wait patiently until the installer displays its first screen in the VM.
> You need to be in a graphical environment like Mate.
> If the VM steals the focus, type Ctrl+Alt+G to get it back on the host.
> After Windows installation, running the script should start Windows
> directly in
> the VM.
> Le 10/08/2021 à 15:06, Linux for blind general discussion a écrit :
>> Hi Brandt,
>> I will attach to my next message a script that sets up a qemu VM
>> allowing to install then run Windows later today after more testing.
>> It should be usable in any Linux distribution with a recent qemu
>> Le 10/08/2021 à 12:55, Linux for blind general discussion a écrit :
>>> Hi all,
>>> As I stated before, I am running Slint on the bare metal, however my
>>> work entails teaching NVDA to clients, obviously running Windows.
>>> Therefor I desperately need a Windows VM, so I can make a living. I
>>> cannot figure qemu, virtual-box, I have no idea, and VMWare
>>> Workstation Player doesn't want to install under Slint.
>>> Could someone please, please, give me concise instructions for
>>> setting up a VM using qemu in Slint?
>>> Warm regards,
>>> Brandt Steenkamp
>>> Sent from my gass powered Slint hair dryer.
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