Running Linux in a VM on W10?

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  1. fblais

    fblais Registered Member

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    You can try running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS in VirtualBox VM in WIndows 10
     
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    I don't know about Hyper-V, but I can tell you I've used VirtualBox extensively both with Windows host/guest and Linux host/guest and I highly recommend it.
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    As I recall, Linux runs well in VirtualBox in Windows. But I never tried Windows 10. But if it seems slow, you could try Hyper-V (native Windows virtualization) or VMware.

    For what it's worth, I prefer to run Linux as the host, and Windows VM(s) in VirtualBox.

    Edit: Hyper-V is better integrated with Windows, given that it's all closed-source. And so is VMware, as I recall, because they were cooperating for a while (or maybe are again).
     
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    Noted, thanks!
    I printed both « recipes » so I have the opportunity to try both of them.
     
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