Help, I need a Windows VM for my work

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Tue Aug 10 16:05:22 UTC 2021

Hello Didier,

I'm 85. I tried dual boot, but I found that it was troublesome. I am running Debian. How would I try slint?


On Tue, Aug 10, 2021 at 04:16:57PM +0200, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Hi John,
> I don't think anyone here will mark you as a fool, certainly not me.
> Having one system par machine is certainly a trouble free solution.
> Another one is to have each system on a separate drive (one being possibly
> removable)
> Or dual boot, if there is enough space on the drive and the machine boots in
> EFI mode.
> I take this occasion to tell you that Slint that I maintain is free for
> people meeting all the conditions listed below:
> 1. Smart
> 2. Linux developer
> 3. Blind
> 4. Deaf
> 5. At least 2O years older that the Slint maintainer.
> Hint: I am 72 years old
> So, I'd be glad that you try Slint and give us a feedback. <smile>
> All you need to know should be in our handbook:
> Please let us know also how to enhance Slint and its documentation.
> Warm regards,
> Didier
> --
> Didier Spaier
> Slint maintainer
> Le 10/08/2021 à 14:34, Linux for blind general discussion a écrit :
> > Well, this will probably mark me as a fool, but I just use a Linux machine and a Windows machine connected by Samba.
> > Computers are relatively inexensive now, so why bother with virtual machines?
> > 
> > John
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