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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 http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/the-geek-blog/monday-fun-automatic-updates-in-linux/ article and would like to do the same for my laptop!

    :)

    Many thanks,

    YH

  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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