Quote: Originally Posted by DeaconFrost
I don't think you'll want to virtualize an OS on a netbook.
I'm aware virtualizing on my netbook is a bad idea, but the reason I want to do it there is because that's where I test stuff (since I don't have another computer to test things like this on (as my desktop is all set up and my main computer)).
What I plan to do is take my current Windows 7 installation on my desktop, dualboot it alongside Ubuntu 12.04 (when it's no longer beta (which is in 6 days)), and then virtualize it inside Ubuntu while still having to option to boot it physically (like, outside of the VM).
As for the programs to convert my current installation into something that can run on a VM, I don't think that'd work for what I specifically want to do. Basically I want to have Windows 7 dualboot with Ubuntu while being able to use that same installation of Windows 7 inside Ubuntu on a virtual machine. Then when I go back into my physical Windows installation and have the changes made in the VM be on that physical copy.
If it's not possible to run a physical disk under a virtual machine (while still having the option to boot it physically) is there a way to basically sync my Windows 7 data from the VM to the physical copy?