Posted by: Anonymous
on April 15, 2008 09:01 PM
So this is basically Linux virtualization running on Windows...?
I've been trying (unsuccessfully) to get Linux working on my old computer, but no luck yet. I *really* want to make the Linux jump, so this seemed tempting...seemed.
As much as I'd love to get a firm handle on how Linux works by running it under familiar XP environment, I don't think I'd get the full benefit as opposed to continuing to jump headfirst into this frustratingly intriguing OS. I can definitely see the advantages for this program, especially with all the "Windows only, or else" desktops out there, and especially with all the people out there that are curious about Linux and would like to "check it out" instead of making a total conversion.
I don't see how it's bad...if you don't want to use it, then don't. That's what the beauty of Linux is. For every level-headed Linux user I see, it seems I find one or two that follow the mindet of "You people suck for volunteering your time and effort to create a free program that anyone can use without charge, but isn't useful for me or doesn't measure up to my own personal impossibly high standards...go to hell and die!"