Thu Apr 2 18:19:47 NZDT 2009
On Thu, Apr 2, 2009 at 5:26 PM, Michael McDonald <mikencolleen@g...>wrote:
> Just did a test install of Ubuntu within Windows. It's a very easy
> installation and one that an "average" computer user could cope with.
> The downside, of course, is that Ubuntu is at the mercy of the Windows
> files system. That shouldn't be too much of a problem.
> Buoyed by that success, I tried it to do it with Windows 7 Beta. No
> such luck! Microsoft has changed the boot system and as a result
> Ubuntu won't boot to finish the installation. It's possible there are
> a few hacks to get around that. I haven't done any research. No
> doubt Canonical will devise a way of making it work with Windows 7. I
> suspect an attempt to do a "manual" install of Ubuntu would result in
> Windows 7 no longer booting.
Is this that Wubi ive heard about or something else?
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