Virtualizing Windows Vista
kam.leo at gmail.com
Mon Feb 25 22:55:08 UTC 2008
2008/2/24 Mikkel L. Ellertson <mikkel at infinity-ltd.com>:
> Henning Larsen wrote:
> > On Sun, 2008-02-24 at 11:53 -0600, Steven Stern wrote:
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> >> It sure would be nice to run Windows Vista on my Linux desktop for a few
> >> work-related tasks. This machine already dual-boots. I want to be able
> >> to copy/paste from one environment to the other.
> >> Wine provides an emulation environment -- I'm looking for real Windows.
> >> I've read about Xen and we're using VMWare Enterprise at the office.
> >> I'm unclear about the first, and I can't afford the second for a home
> >> solution.
> >> Is this something anyone is doing on Fedora? If so, what are your
> >> recommendations and caveats?
> > You can use vmware-serve which is free, or use qemu, kvm, xen which is
> > included in fedora, depending on your processor's capabilities.
> Isn't there also a restriction on what versions of Vista you can
> virtualize? I remember reading something about Vista home not
> working. (Microsoft restriction.)
Those restrictions have been removed per this article:
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