[afnog] ISSUES with UBUNTU
regnauld at nsrc.org
Mon Feb 13 12:32:18 UTC 2012
Yasini Kilima (ykilima) writes:
> Hello Phil,
> The reason why I want to avoid Windows OS is the issue of Viruses, The environment I will use the system is no INTERNET so I cannot update any Antivirus Software.
> By this means I will still need to run Windows OS on Ubuntu just for Microsoft Publisher.
> Thus if one inserts a flash disk with virus it will infect the Virtual OS just same as it would on a physical box.
> Thus I am trying to avoid as much as possible not to boot any Windows while benefiting from other Microsoft applications specifically Publisher.
You are absolutely correct, and that is a very reasonable reason
not to run windows. Apologies if that was stated in your original
mail as a motivation, and if I didn't pay attention :)
It would therefore be best to attempt Wine/Crossover, and possibly
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