It’s Time to Stop Dual-Booting Linux and Windows

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Robert Lewis

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Jul 28, 2022, 10:35:51 AMJul 28
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Rick Moen

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Jul 28, 2022, 2:51:59 PMJul 28
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Quoting Robert Lewis (bob.l...@gmail.com):

> https://www.howtogeek.com/821515/its-time-to-stop-dual-booting-linux-and-windows/

With rare exceptions, multibooting has _always_ been a bad idea, and ever
since virtual machine technology became routine more than 20 years ago,
it's been much smarter to move your legacy proprietary OS into a VM,
running underneath native Linux. (There were alternative ways, before
that.)

Doing that requires a bit of planning and understanding of one's system,
which is one reason why dumber and less satisfactory solutions predominate.

Elliot Dembner

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Jul 28, 2022, 4:31:24 PMJul 28
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Should I be concerned at this time?

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On Jul 28, 2022, at 7:35 AM, Robert Lewis <bob.l...@gmail.com> wrote:


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Frank Turner

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Jul 28, 2022, 10:25:11 PMJul 28
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Elliot,

No problem, but as Rick Moen pointed out it is now easier to run the less used OS as a guest of the main OS. For Win11 this eliminates the hassles with secure boot, fast boot, tpm validation, and bit locker encryption. Here are Win10 and WinXP running at the same time as guests of a Mac OS host using VirtualBox. Any combination of Mac, Windows, Linux can run as hosts or guests using a virtualization program. Each OS will consume its required amount of RAM and storage space so plan accordingly.


Frank



Paul Neuman

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Jul 28, 2022, 11:48:23 PMJul 28
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What happened to having a boot/OS removable drive with a separate data drive.  For me no matter how many resources I allocate to a virtual machine, it drags...and slows the host OS too...

Just me two pennies worth!

Kind Regards,

Paul
(Please excuse mistakes... sent from my phone)

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