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What is WUBI
What I meant was with this version of ubuntu you can install it from inside windows without needing to repartition the HD at all. It will install inside windows while wit is running. When the comp is rebooted it allows the option to run windows or ubuntu. its just a handy way to install/trial ubuntu without having to mess up your windows install.
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You just confirmed what he said. what you have installed is called wubi. it allows Ubuntu to be installed like a windows program
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From the link to WUBI that was posted
Wubi is an officially supported Ubuntu installer for Windows users that can bring you to the Linux world with a single click. Wubi allows you to install and uninstall Ubuntu as any other Windows application, in a simple and safe way. Are you curious about Linux and Ubuntu? Trying them out has never been easier!
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thanks Now i get what it means. thanks allot never new it had a name.
install ubuntu as application. You need to use wubi. If you did the installation you describe, you have installed wubi and wubi did install the virtual drive environment for ubuntu.
OK, it is something between full virtual machine and full install. It reminds me somehow of the BEOS installations, which were run just by clicking an icon in windows. Here however the mbr of the windows partition is modified in such way that it calls up either the loader of windows or executes the chain of the virtual machine loader and initial ramdisk which is then deleted later again.
The whole thing is more of a live system then real installation, but allows more functions.
I've created a portable version here, with some enhacements of the software downloadable here.
Now, the PA.com Format is fully respected, and the portable edition I've made includes graphical downloaders for the different Linux distributions, and a menu with all the options this software offers.
Download :Linux Launcher Portable 1.0.4 Beta
A new version of Kubuntu is avairable. Does anyone have any problem if I update it?
Also, other Linux are updated (DSL & PuppyLinux)
No one should have a problem. If they do, they should keep using the older version that they saved on their end (hint, hint).
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I think I found a bug. I started downloading the kubuntu package and stopped it when I was about 15% in. When I went to resume the download an entirely new package was being downloaded.
You're right. When you launch Kubuntu it downloads the KDE 3, and when you continue, the KDE 4. Fixed in new release.
I planned in make a GUI for Linux Launcher. But how to do it? Only I can make it in Flash or HTML because I don't know nothing about code programming (C, C++ and others), just MS-DOS, Flash and HTML. Leave your comment here!
there are some payware programs which can make a menu for this in EXE format, but i dont think there are any trial versions out..8·( I think too that it would be better to do it in HTML, but it will ask to download the file when clicking the link & even if the browser allows you to run it it will be copied to the temp folder. so, if you know how to make a DOS window with a listing of all the linuxes in the folder with a number, & that when the number is written & enter/intro is pressed it finishes the correspondant process...
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I use a Maxtor Onetouch external HD and it comes with NTFS format, i was looking for install some varsion of a DSL, but i have to change to FAT 32, is necesary with this one too?
this is not an install in fact, the linux will run in a kind of virtual machine in fact, so should work.
No. Linux Launcher makes 1 Virtual HD, so if you install any Linux Live CD Distro in the HDD, it will write the OS in that Virtual HD.
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Very well, but I want instantanealy download. I want a microserver for upload 2 or more files that weight less than 1 MB for use it with wget.
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Will this work on ubuntu. I can run portable apps using wine but some programs have slight glitches.
Doesn't Work With Vista... Why not??
Now what wat the origional topic.
Hi man better to give information that
how to install it on hdd making partion and all things
because most of users are windows users
Mmm, for make partitions, resize, format and other things to the HDD, go to Menu>Options>Manage HDD.
And for installing Linux Live at the HDD, look in the OS. Maybe there is a link for install it. And you give me an idea...
Unfortunalety, I have to close again the software until summer or before, because the school starts again. But always that I have a little time free, I will work for the software. New version is coming soon.
will I have to have one drive with the linux version and another for my xp one.
it would be great if i could launch my apps in both platforms from the same drive.
Wine can run the windows lancher but i have noticed some apps will have faults.
Also how does the Linux app work. if i have to set it up and run it like most linux programs. then i will need admin rights how do I get around it.
As I said, GUI is coming. I decided to do it with AutoPlay. You can look a preview in Screenshots or http://www.box.net/shared/wyokdfbwgg#1:16430720:245958706
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3. linux mint/ubuntu installed the folling way:
A 750MB Fat32 partition which has the xfce mint ISO (Done by the usb creator with no persistence) on it with a customized "sysconfig" file and the rest of my 16GB drive is a Ext2 partition which has the special label "casper-rw" which keeps my settings.
My SysConfig File
menu background splash.jpg
menu title Welcome to Linux Mint 6 Felicia XFCE Community Edition
menu color border 0 #00eeeeee #00000000
menu color sel 7 #ffffffff #33eeeeee
menu color title 0 #ffeeeeee #00000000
menu color tabmsg 0 #ffeeeeee #00000000
menu color unsel 0 #ffeeeeee #00000000
menu color hotsel 0 #ff000000 #ffffffff
menu color hotkey 7 #ffffffff #ff000000
menu color timeout_msg 0 #ffffffff #00000000
menu color timeout 0 #ffffffff #00000000
menu color cmdline 0 #ffffffff #00000000
menu hiddenrow 5
menu label PERSISTENT
append noprompt cdrom-detect/try-usb=true persistent file=/cdrom/preseed/mint.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.gz quiet nosplash --
menu label LIVE MODE
append noprompt file=/cdrom/preseed/mint.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.gz quiet nosplash --
menu label LIVE COMPATIBILITY MODE
append noprompt file=/cdrom/preseed/mint.seed boot=casper xforcevesa initrd=/casper/initrd.gz ramdisk_size=1048576 root=/dev/ram rw noapic noapci nosplash irqpoll --
menu label PERSISTENT COMPATIBILITY MODE
append noprompt cdrom-detect/try-usb=true persistent file=/cdrom/preseed/mint.seed boot=casper xforcevesa initrd=/casper/initrd.gz ramdisk_size=1048576 root=/dev/ram rw noapic noapci nosplash irqpoll --
menu label Memory Test
menu label Boot From Local Drive
Is the Qemu emulator included with all the different operating systems?
the quemu is in the folder and the linux distros are started by a bat file , from their original iso images. So there no quemu included in the distros, but it is started and then the ditro iso mounted.
Is there a way to start up these different operating systems? How do they work(flash drive, install on hard drive, etc.)?
EDIT: sorry about the 2 questions, my computer went screwy and put 2 at once i guess.
apropriate *.bat file , e.g. Launch DSL .bat will start the DamnSmallLinux etc. If the iso is not found, it will even try to locate it on the download server and then run it. Just follow the menus on the screen.
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duhowpi i understand you hasve been working on this. is there an english version of your site likned to here. i would like to look nto this further