Linux on Windows with CoLinux
Some of us still need to use Windows desktops. Your work environment might call for it; your family may only have a Windows machine at home; or perhaps you just plain prefer Windows as a desktop operating system. And thats OK. But there are situations when you need Linux when youre running Windows. There is at least one commercial product on the market, EMCs VMWare Workstation 5 For Windows, which does just that and does a great job, albeit for $200 per copy. If youre willing to spend the extra money to run any Linux distribution that you want within Windows, its a great application to have. But for those of us who are cheapskates, theres an alternative: Cooperative Linux, or CoLinux for short.
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