[afnog] ISSUES with UBUNTU

Phil Regnauld regnauld at nsrc.org
Mon Feb 13 11:57:32 UTC 2012

Yasini Kilima (ykilima) writes:
> Hello Phil
> How can I do this?
> I am new in Linux

	Hello Yasini,

	I've copied the Afnog list again, so everyone can benefit from
	the answer.

	The easiest is probably to install "VirtualBox" from the package
	selection on your Ubuntu system. Once you've done that, it's
	pretty easy to install Windows, provided you have a Windows CD
	with a valid license:


	... for example.

	It's really pretty easy, but be aware that if your laptop has less than
	1 GB RAM, preferably 2, it might not be ideal to run a virtual machine on

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Phil Regnauld [mailto:regnauld at nsrc.org]
> Sent: Monday, February 13, 2012 12:23 PM
> To: robert nkeramugaba
> Cc: Yasini Kilima; afnog at afnog.org
> Subject: Re: [afnog] ISSUES with UBUNTU
> robert nkeramugaba (robertnkera) writes:
> > Hello Yasini!
> >
> > There are various options you can have here:
> >
> > -Option 1: Run a publisher like Microsoft Publisher which is called
> > Scribus. checkout http://www.scribus.net
> > -Option 2: Install Wine(app that run windows software on Linux distros) and
> > run Microsoft Publisher.(this link can help ;
> > http://samanathon.com/how-to-install-microsoft-office-2007-in-ubuntu-804/
>         Option3: run VirtualBox or KVM and Windows inside it.
>         Cheers,
>         Phil
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