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[Discuss] Ubuntu Install Question

On 3/8/2019 10:42 PM, Rich Pieri wrote:
> On Fri, 8 Mar 2019 20:55:49 -0500
> Shirley M?rquez D?lcey <mark at> wrote:
>> [snp]
>> To run Windows under a hypervisor (either under another OS or under
>> Windows itself) you either need a Windows Enterprise license (only
>> sold to volume buyers) or a full retail copy of Windows. (The only
> You do not need either of these editions. Windows 10 Pro and Education
> enable Hyper-V which turns what was the bare metal OS in a virtual
> machine which functions kind of like Zen's dom0. Windows 10 Home does
> not have Hyper-V. You could run both Windows 10 and Ubuntu in VMs under
> Hyper-V side by side. I do this at work. It's rather nicer than VMware
> Workstation and VirtualBox.
> And in fact you don't actually need a paid Windows 10 license to run
> Windows 10. You can download Windows 10 from Microsoft, tell it you
> don't have a product key, and you can install Windows 10 Pro or Home.
> It won't be activated so there are some cosmetic indicators like the
> desktop watermarks but it's otherwise fully functional. Unlike previous
> versions.

I have a Windows 7 PC, and I'd like to know the best way to run Linux on 
it without dual-booting.

Is a trial version of? VMWare still available? I used to run Windows XP 
and Linux under it, but that was a while back.

Bill Horne
828-678-1548 (Cell)

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