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    Installing Mandriva using MS Virtual PC


    Well. I am pretty new to Linux and I am trying to explore more on the OS and trying to fall in love with it.

    But I am going to try out and play with it using MS Virtual PC.

    But the problem is when I install, it goes through the installation it shows login. So I type 'root" and it goes through the next line for root@localhost.
    So I type 'startx' and the next screen I would see will be a frozen cursor at the top left.

    I am not sure MS VPC supports Linux installation. Does it?

    Can I try with VMware?

    Anyone with any suggestions? I am eager to learn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AnfieldKnight View Post
    Well. I am pretty new to Linux and I am trying to explore more on the OS and trying to fall in love with it.

    But I am going to try out and play with it using MS Virtual PC.

    But the problem is when I install, it goes through the installation it shows login. So I type 'root" and it goes through the next line for root@localhost.
    So I type 'startx' and the next screen I would see will be a frozen cursor at the top left.

    I am not sure MS VPC supports Linux installation. Does it?

    Can I try with VMware?

    Anyone with any suggestions? I am eager to learn.
    I'm wanting to know more too, but have a different problem. I've done the install started the reboot it almost gets to the end of the boot sequence then drops out. i think alot of it is to do with using a Fujitsu Lifebook and sound card issues as well.

    Cheers

    Freq_ryder

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    have you tried Vmware

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    Well.. well... Using VMware was a good suggestion and I installed Mandriva without any issues.

    So it's not recommended to use MS Vpc.

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