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Monday Fun: Automatic Updates in Linux?

I recently set my Kubuntu box to use seamless Microsoft application integration so I can use Windows applications that look like they are natively running in Linux, although they are really running in a hidden virtual machine. Really a very sweet option, similar to running Parallels with Coherence on a Mac.

Imagine my surprise when I saw this popup window appear on my machine out of the blue…


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  • Published 07/9/07

Comments (2)

  1. Yee Hung

    Hi, I’m running Kubuntu on my laptop, I wonder if you could help me out with installing VirtualBox on it? I read your article and would like to do the same for my laptop!


    Many thanks,


  2. Steve

    This article is about Edgy. We’re all the way to Gutsy now. Is there a similar article for installing into Gutsy? What differences would there be for installing this setup there?

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