[Haifux] Virtual Box\Machine

Sorana Fraier sf10095 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 15:47:27 IST 2009


Hi Eran

As far as I know there isn't a install party. If there are a couple of other
students that are interested on virtualbox on their pcs/laptops, I can come
to ssdl lab and help with that. As you understand, Yossi Gil is against
virtual machines on the lab and I agree with him.

About ATI graphics, I can try to help. I am not familiar with that and as
far as I know the support for ati cards isn't so good in linux. Please send
me the details of the card and I will check for it. Run the command lspci
and you will get the details of the card.

I am far from being a gamer, so I don't know much about Cedega. I will do my
best to help. The other option is that once you have a virtual machine with
windows, you can always run your games there as well.

There are a couple of things that you need to know. RAM to run both linux
and VirtualBox you will need minimum 1 GB. I hope you have that. For gaming
you may require more. I run on my laptop eclipse on virtual machine and
other appications

On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 3:25 PM, Eran Arbel <sabrerunner at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello Sorana.
>
> I would love a tutorial. Also, if there is kind of install party planned
> then consider me in... or as much in as I can considering assignment load.
> Basically, for school work I use MathType and Word because it's the
> combination I found that works best for me.
> Besides that, I want to be able to play movies to my secondary display on
> an ATI graphics card and my brother couldn't help me with that after about
> an hour of fighting the system.
> And finally, I'm still a gamer. So some gaming functionality is required.
> Some things, like Word, work on a Virtual machine and I've been told to use
> Cedega but I could also use help on that front.
>
> So, if there is an installation party, I'm coming packing issues. :)
>
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