11th June 12:57
(via pop-forum) Using linux poplog (incuding graphics) on windowswithout recompiling.
Christopher Martin, a user in Australia, has found that it is
possible to use the latest version of Linux Poplog, including the
graphics facilities, on a PC running windows, without rebooting into
He made use of two free packages: andLinux
"andLinux is a complete Ubuntu Linux system running seamlessly in
Windows 2000 based systems (2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 7; 32-bit
"andLinux is not just for development and runs almost all Linux
applications without modification."
"Xming is the leading X Window Server for Microsoft Windows.
(XP/2003/Vista/7). It is fully featured, lean, fast, current,
simple to install and because it is standalone native Microsoft Windows,
easily transported portable as a Pocket PC X server."
"When released Public Domain, Xming can be distributed and used
Xming setup instructions
Following a suggestion of Waldek Hebisch (in Poland) Christopher
He later very kindly provided do***entation on the installation
process, which I have installed here:
I have recently made some minor modifications, including
format corrections, and adding additional information links.
I am not a windows user and have not tried this installation
procedure. If anyone does try it please post your experiences to
pop-forum, or email me if you would prefer to have your message