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Im using windows xp sp2. and I want to emulate ubuntu 10.04 using virtualbox, can I make use of seamless mode in here? I've already installed the guest additions.

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Do you have Compiz enabled ? Try disabling that. –  Sathya Dec 26 '09 at 16:01
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You can have both XP and Linux on the same disk, by using Linux as an application within Windows. This way, you don't disturb XP at all.

I suggest the Wubi linux distribution, since it's a variant of the very popular and easy to use Ubuntu Linux:

Wubi -- an officially supported Ubuntu installer for Windows

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how does Wubi enable seemless mode in virtualbox??? –  Molly7244 Dec 26 '09 at 13:54
    
Sorry, this isn't an answer to the question. -1 –  ephilip Dec 26 '09 at 14:59
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Wubi is the simplest way to have Ubuntu on Windows. Much simpler to install and use than VirtualBox. And MUCH more "seamless". I recommend this over VirtualBox, no matter what. –  harrymc Dec 26 '09 at 18:32
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I we aren't allowed to give more advice than was strictly asked for, what's the point in being on superuser.com? –  harrymc Dec 27 '09 at 9:21
    
@ephilip: It seems like this IS the answer to the question. –  harrymc Jan 26 '10 at 7:10
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