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VirtualBox for many Puppies
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rufwoof

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PostPosted: Thu 06 Mar 2014, 17:11    Post subject:  

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So this is Puppy that does the opposite - it run all win within Linux.

Would that be a good way to use Win through Linux.

Having installed and activated Windows once to a virtual disk, its all in a single file and easy to restore (back to pristine original installed image) or even move to new/replacement PC.

My PC's single core and runs reasonably. With a dual/quad - so much the better. Not though if you use Windows for higher end/graphic intensive stuff.

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MyPuppysaysWauWau


Joined: 20 Feb 2014
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Location: Austria/Vienna

PostPosted: Fri 07 Mar 2014, 13:25    Post subject:    

nancy reagan wrote:
Being a noob and having "only 2GB" of RAM my experience is not too positive.

Because after you have xp running you have to install SP1 to 3 which makes it heavy..

At the beginning of the installation you are asked whether you want to make a "fixed" or a "slowly growing" hd.

I choose the latest for that would take up lass memory, but later I learned that a fixed drive seems to work faster.

Well this is the experience from a noob.


Hi Nancy, Very Happy
my XPerience is much, much better. My XP runs pretty fast, and works great Exclamation (Dualcore @ 2Ghz 3,25 GB RAM)

Let my show you a few pics:

Der Vollbildmodus, so schaut XP (bei mir) normalerweise aus:




Der skalierte Modus (im Fenster) (O_O)




Der nahtlose Modus (o_O)
(hier des Vergleich zw. der Fensterdarstellung (Kacheln) in Linux (JWM) und XP (klassische Ansicht)



Thanks a bunch, Shinobar - well done Smile

Regards from Vienna,
Walter
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shinobar


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PostPosted: Tue 11 Mar 2014, 08:41    Post subject: virtualbox-4.3.8  

virtualbox-4.3.8.sfs
Available from http://shino.pos.to/party/bridge.cgi?puppy/opt/

It has pre-build kernel modules for Puppy-4.3.1, Wary-511/5.5, Racy-5.5, Lucid, Precise-5.5/5.6.1/5.7.1, and Slacko-5.6/5.7.
For other kernels, you need devx and kernel source packages to build the kernel modules.
Type 'virtualbox' on a terminal after loaded the virtualbox-xxx.sfs.
Note that this SFS does not support 64bit Puppies.

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PostPosted: Sun 06 Apr 2014, 06:47    Post subject: virtualbox-4.3.10.sfs  

virtualbox-4.3.10.sfs
Available from http://shino.pos.to/party/bridge.cgi?puppy/opt/

It has pre-build kernel modules for Puppy-4.3.1, Wary-511/5.5, Racy-5.5, Lucid, Precise-5.5/5.6.1/5.7.1, and Slacko-5.6/5.7.
For other kernels, you need devx and kernel source packages to build the kernel modules.
Type 'virtualbox' on a terminal after loaded the virtualbox-xxx.sfs.
Note that this SFS does not support 64bit Puppies.

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shinobar


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PostPosted: Wed 02 Jul 2014, 08:24    Post subject: virtualbox-4.3.12.sfs  

virtualbox-4.3.12.sfs for Puppy 4.3.1 and most of Puppies 5.x including Lucid, Precise Puppy, Slacko and more.
Available from http://shino.pos.to/party/bridge.cgi?puppy/opt/

It has pre-build kernel modules for Puppy-4.3.1, Lucid, Precise-5.7.1, and Slacko-5.7.
For other kernels, you need devx and kernel source packages to build the kernel modules.
Type 'virtualbox' on a terminal after loaded the virtualbox-xxx.sfs.
Note that this SFS does not support 64bit Puppies.

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slavvo67

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PostPosted: Mon 07 Jul 2014, 18:46    Post subject:  

My puppies are hanging in vbox at the "Making Filesystem Usable." 3HD, Fluxpup, Slacko (not the latest). I posted in "For the Regulars" with no responses. I figured someone here might be able to help.

Thanks,

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PostPosted: Mon 07 Jul 2014, 18:51    Post subject:  

Look around/search the forum.
This is/was a known issue.

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eadmaster

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PostPosted: Sun 13 Jul 2014, 09:52    Post subject:  

Hi, is there an SFS which has pre-built LKMs compatible with my kernel v3.8.2-upup (Precise-based)?
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rupak504

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PostPosted: Tue 23 Sep 2014, 15:12    Post subject: base.pet failed to install
Subject description: I m using lucid puppy, its my first time virtual box install.
 

failed, any reason? solution? Shocked Rolling Eyes Shocked
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Semme

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PostPosted: Tue 23 Sep 2014, 18:42    Post subject:  

Yeah, avoid dbl-posting. Otherwise, forget about that old build and try this one.
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PostPosted: Tue 25 Nov 2014, 04:46    Post subject:  Virtualbox 4.3.20 for Linux is out now, but...
Subject description: ...not for Puppy!?
 

Hi, is there any news?
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