[scribus] When is a new release for Windows coming out?
saprod_sj at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 4 23:18:56 CET 2009
Wubi is better than a Virtual Machine, in that it is running natively on the box you are using, and not in an environment, like a VM/VB. I have used it here and there, and I love it... The only thing I wish it did was to allow me to switch between the two OSes without having to reboot.
From: "jwminer at accessvt.com" <jwminer at accessvt.com>
To: Scribus User Mailing List <scribus at lists.scribus.net>
Sent: Wednesday, March 4, 2009 5:11:42 PM
Subject: Re: [scribus] When is a new release for Windows coming out?
> The buntu live CD's allows you to create a sort of virtual partition
> on your harddrive, but it runs outside of windows, ie it changed the
> boot sector startup, and runs nicely of an NTFS patition, and runs a
> treat on my little dell... (i know im not very technical, and some
> people must be cursing me, but its so simple to use, and a great way
> of non destructive testing etc)..
I believe you are talking about Wubi: "Wubi is an officially
supported Ubuntu installer for Windows users that can bring you to
the Linux world with a single click. Wubi allows you to install and
uninstall Ubuntu as any other Windows application, in a simple and
safe way. Are you curious about Linux and Ubuntu? Trying them out
has never been easier!"
I don't use Ubuntu and have never tried Wubi, but it sounds to me
like a virtual machine that can be started outside of the operating
system on which it lives.
Read about it here:
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