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I have an Ubuntu Server, without gui of course. It's possible to run a virtualization of Windows in another shell via command line? So I can get running both simultaneous. Thanks


Maybe is useful for somebody. I followed this tutorial and everything went fine. I'm installing windows xp on ubuntu server via rdp :D:D Now I need to know how to limit the resources of the host machine, but that's another story

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You can run KVM, Xen or VirtualBox and therein run Windows. But this requires virtualization support in your processor.

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ok, I think it should support, how to verify? And.. I need to install the gui on the server? ?cause I try apt-get install virtualbox-4.1 and prompot a lot of packet for 583MB – Kreker Mar 27 '12 at 12:17
You can verify by looking at 'cat /proc/cpuinfo' and looking for vmx flag. The software is pretty big, just from the size I cannot tell whether it will install a GUI. In theory you do not need one and KVM and XEN for sure do not install one, for VirtualBox I am not sure right now – 02strich Mar 27 '12 at 12:25
Yes I have the vmx flag. I'm trying to follow a tutorial for installing virtualbox without gui. But it's not very clear and I don't unserstand if I have only the command line via ssh, where I will see the windows virtualized machine:D? via ssh? – Kreker Mar 27 '12 at 12:40
via RFB, ie just use a VNC client – 02strich Mar 27 '12 at 13:43

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