[SATLUG] VMPlayer to VirtualBox

John Ziriax ziriax at gmail.com
Tue Apr 21 16:54:26 CDT 2009

Keep us posted.  I installed XP under Virtualbox once just for giggles, but
never really used it. I might at work which I run VMware. But it is already
"approved". ;) jz

On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 4:44 PM, Jeremy Mann <jeremymann at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 4:42 PM, John Ziriax <ziriax at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Not with VirtualBox, but with Vmware.  Their web site has a description
> of
> > the problem, which might be the same. It seems, they the keyboard works
> > differently in X and you need to make and adjustment to work around it.
> >
> > I think this is the right link.  I might be a similar problem for
> Virtualbox
> > since it was an X config change.
> John, I guess I spoke too soon. I let the XP login screen sit for
> awhile and I came back and the mouse and keyboard were working again.
> I can only assume Winders was install the new drivers for the new
> virtual hardware VirtualBox provides. I'm off now to see if I can't
> get the network and VB Tools installed.
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