Ubuntu on Virtual PC 2007 - No way dude!

Summary:Will Ubuntu install into a Virtual PC 2007 virtual machine? Nope ...

A number of people have asked me whether it's possible to install Linux onto a Virtual PC 2007 virtual machine.  Well, since I had an Ubuntu ISO on my desktop I decided to give it a go.

The short answer is no.  It won't.  I thought that it might but my optimism was short-lived.  The graphics are all messed up.

Ubuntu on Virtual PC 2007
 

I've read reports that some people have installed certain distros into a Virtual PC 2007 machine but obviously Ubuntu isn't one that works.

I know that Microsoft doesn't have to support Linux but it would be nice if VPC2007 did.

Topics: Open Source

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Adrian Kingsley-Hughes is an internationally published technology author who has devoted over a decade to helping users get the most from technology -- whether that be by learning to program, building a PC from a pile of parts, or helping them get the most from their new MP3 player or digital camera.Adrian has authored/co-authored technic... Full Bio

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