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On Wednesday 15 October 2003 02:39 am, karthikeyan.balasubramanian wrote:
> Hi Ryan,
>   Thanks for replying so quick :)
> > Bochs is a full blown emulator. This makes it much slower then VMware,
> > which is a virtualization program, that runs native code. I doubt you'll 
> > find Windows XP useble under bochs.
> >
> :(
> then how come this
> http://bochs.sourceforge.net/screenshot/w2k-canja.jpg - running windoze
> 2000 on bochs

I bet trying to use it would be like having your fingernails peeld off ;) 

> > As to using redhat under windows, why not ssh in to your home machine? if
> you
> > need X, then install cygwin's xfree86 port, or wiredx.net. you may want
> > to use an x protocal compresser.
> No I dont want to do ssh and work cause the place I live internet is bit
> costly.


Perhaps you can get your workplace to buy you a copy of vmware, or give you a 
cheep second system to use.

> I couldnt get screen shots of bochs running KDE on Windoze box.
> Any other opensource alternative for my requirement?

See if cygwin meets your needs. It has most of the gnu tools, perl, etc.

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