Archive for January, 2009

Run Windows & Linux on the same PC at the same time!

Thursday, January 1st, 2009

I’m currently writing this blog from a 1 GB Lenovo NetBook running Ubuntu Linux 8.10 inside virtualization software installed on Windows XP Home Edition. I have been experimenting with different hosted virtualization software to compare and contrast – I have been very impressed! However, I would not recommend installing virtualization software on a netbook! I did get it working, but currently, most virtualization software does not “officially” support the processors netbooks use (in my case, an Intel Atom processor). Also, the performance on a netbook, when running anything more than the command line, is impractical. (more…)