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Thread: run windows in linux

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    run windows in linux

    i have just got fedora up and running as a duel boot on my xp box
    i know i can mount the windows partition and play with files there (have not done it yet)
    but can i somehow have a 'virtual window' and actually run windows from within linux?

    amy links wouild help


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    There is also an opensource "vmware"; xen and there is a demo cd so you can try it without having to build it first. And it is being supported in part by Microsoft Research- I thought that was kind of cool.

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