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[Discuss] Light Linux Distro for VM usage

On 03/06/2012 11:19 AM, Edward Ned Harvey wrote:
>> From: at [mailto:discuss-
>> at] On Behalf Of aldo albanese
>> I would like to use a light Linux Distro that I can use within Oracle VM
>> box.  My intend is to use it exclusively for browser activities without
> worry
>> about getting a virus. It should be fast to load and should have all the
> built
>> in applications like Adobe Flash.  This Distro should work well inside the
> VM
>> using a 15 Inc. screen laptop.  I have issues with all the distros that
> I'm testing
>> fitting the entire screen.  Right now tested OpenSuse and Fedora.
> There is no such thing as a "light" distro, if you want a desktop and a web
> browser with flash, etc.  Your probable choices for a user-interface desktop
> would be Fedora, Ubuntu, Mint.
> You're running the linux machine in the VM guest, right?  Not the host?
> Make sure you install VirtualBox Tools (or whatever they're calling it now)
> into the guest OS.  Then you shouldn't have any display sizing or
> performance problems.
Thanks, I forgot to mention that,

Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
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