Name: [122] Steven Devijver
Member: 114 months
Authored: 10 videos

Running Linux on Windows [ID:038]

a series of video-tutorials by Steven Devijver

This may come as a shock to you: you can actually run Linux as a Windows application! This ShowMeDo series shows you how to do that in easy steps with freely available tools.

Video Tutorials

1. Installing VMWare on Windows

In this first ShowMeDo on running Linux on Windows Steven shows how to download and install the free VMWare Player. Uploaded on 17th December 2006, running time 4 minutes.

2. Running Knoppix Linux on Windows inside VMWare

In this second ShowMeDo Steven shows how to download the Knoppix live CD (he also explains what a live CD is ;-). Then he'll show you how to configure the VMWare Player so that you can boot Linux inside Windows! (yes, you're reading that right). Over in the wiki you'll find the knoppix.vmx configuration file. Uploaded on 17th December 2006, running time 13 minutes.

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Although as important as the software it supports, education and documentation are relatively neglected in the Open-source world. Coders love to code, and explaining how best to use or improve the software tends to be deferred or even sidelined.

At Showmedo we believe the community can play a vital role here and also say thanks for the tools and software that make our lives easier. If you have a piece of software you love or a programming langugage you are enthusiastic about, why not make a screencast showing others how to use it? All the stuff you wish you'd been told, the tips, tricks, insights that would have saved you time and frustration.

Screencasting is easier than you think, and we're happy to help you. You can emailus for advice or just use some of the how-to screencasts on the site. This screencasting learning-pathis a good place to start.

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