Re: running windows via kvm module -- any experiences?
On Tue, Jan 30, 2007 at 08:31:30PM -0500, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 30, 2007 at 06:06:05PM -0500, Matt Price wrote:
> > Hi there,
> > My girlfriend is buying a new computer a month or two from now and I'm
> > hoping to convince her to let me install ubuntu feisty on it, and set up
> > a windows VM using the new KVM module and rdesktop. The idea of the VM
> > is to let her use software she feels she 'really needs' -- right now,
> > this is MS Office, endnote and Dreamweaver (I'd like to make all 3
> > disappear, but that's another, longer-term project).
> If those are the only programs she really "needs" from MS-land, then
> crossover office would be a real possibility and then you could possibly
> go completely Linux. We use it at my church since the Pastor and some
> of the staff need Office XP.
Does crossover office provide a replacement for endnote?
Don't forget to check that your /etc/apt/sources.lst entries point to
etch and not testing, otherwise you may end up with a broken system once
etch goes stable.