Run Windows XP on Ubuntu with Virtualbox


VirtualBox is a general-purpose full virtualizer for x86 hardware. Targeted at server, desktop and embedded use, it is a professional-quality virtualization solution that is also Open Source Software.

VirtualBox runs on Windows, Linux, Macintosh and OpenSolaris hosts and supports a large number of guest operating systems including but not limited to Windows (NT 4.0, 2000, XP, Server 2003, Vista), DOS/Windows 3.x, Linux (2.4 and 2.6), and OpenBSD.

The below video by EdgyRootStudios demonstrates how to run Microsoft Windows XP on Linux Ubuntu Edgy Eft 6.1.0 using VirtualBox.



Carlie Fairchild is the publisher of Linux Journal.


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Thanks! Made the whole process a lot less scary

Where do i get a copy of XP

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Where do i get a copy of XP that will work with virtualbox. I have tried the normal XP edition but the machine aborts the installation process