Help, I need a Windows VM for my work
Linux for blind general discussion
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Tue Aug 10 14:44:27 UTC 2021
I will but your email address is hiddee by the list manager.
You are Christian Schoepplein, right?
Le 10/08/2021 à 16:30, Linux for blind general discussion a écrit :
> Hi Didier,
> there was no script attached, maybe the listmanager removed ist :-(. Can you
> send me the script also please?
> I was also experimenting with Qemu and Windows during the last weeks and had
> a Win 10 pro running, but sometimes the VM was to slow to have a good
> working expirience :-(. I am using a Dell XPS 13 laptop with 16 GB memory
> and a Intell I7 cpu with 1,9 GHz. I was using the virtio drivers for Windows
> to speed up things as much as possible and I also deactivated as many
> unnecessary things in the Windows VM, but especialy with much disk I/O
> everything was not snappy enough to work :-(.
> When running Windows as the host system and using VMware to virtualize linux
> guests I do not have those problems.
> How are your and also others experiences with virtualized Windows systems on
> Linux hosts? Are the systems fast enough to work smoothly or do you also
> those kind of problems? What settings have you changed in the Windows guest
> to have a system which is fast enough and what Qemu parameters do you use
> especialy for the hardsisk image?
> Cheers and thanks,
> On Tue, Aug 10, 2021 at 03:59:59PM +0200, 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
>> 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 installed.
>>> 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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