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Re: [vox] XP, VMWare and Redhat
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Re: [vox] XP, VMWare and Redhat

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On Wednesday 31 December 2003 07:00 am, Z Kofler zkofler-at-hotmail.com 
|lugod| wrote:
> This is just a note for anyone that would like to run Windows XP as a
> native OS and Linux as a virtual OS at the same time on the same PC.

> I have installed VMWare and Redhat Linux in VMWare's virtual environment on
> my XP Dell Latitude D800 wide screen (15.4 inches - 1920 x 1200 pixels) Lap
> Top.  Everythings working great -- X windows, networking, etc.  My only
> complain is that the virtual window provided by VMWare that properly fits
> the laptop is only 11 7/8 inches wide.  A pretty small window to see well
> w/ eyes over 40.  I'm running both RH Enterprise 3.0 and RH-8, although I'm
> planning to replace RH-8 w/ RH-7.3 (so that I have both the old and the new
> gnu tools and libraries).

> For those who want to try this, here are some tips: 1. Go w/ a supported
> Linux OS by VMWare (I tried RH Enterprise 2.1 and never could get X windows
> to work).  2. It requires a lot of memory; i.e., 512 MB (you're dividing up
> RAM between XP and Linux). 3. A 'large' high resolution monitor, so the
> virtual window is a decent size.

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