Installation of VB

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Installation of VB

Postby kemperhills » 2. Feb 2019, 21:15

My host is W7 Pro x64. I had VB 5.2.8 with Windows OS's from W95 to W10 installed. I wanted to install another VB on the computer for Linux distros and wanted to install VB 6 for Linux. But when I tried to install VB6 all it did was update VB 5.

My question is, is it possible to install two different versions of VB on the same computer. One for Windows, the other for Linux. Thanks.
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Re: Installation of VB

Postby BillG » 3. Feb 2019, 00:18

You seem a bit confused. The Linux version of VirtualBox will only run on a host machine running a Linux OS. You can run a Linux OS in a vm on a machine running Windows and the Windows version of VirtualBox.
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Re: Installation of VB

Postby kemperhills » 3. Feb 2019, 22:34

BillG wrote:You seem a bit confused. The Linux version of VirtualBox will only run on a host machine running a Linux OS. You can run a Linux OS in a vm on a machine running Windows and the Windows version of VirtualBox.


Thanks for the reply, but now I am really confused :) . What I asked was if two versions of VB could be installed on the same computer. One version for Windows OS's and the other for Linux Distros.

Again, I have Winows 7 Pro x64 as the host on my computer. I want to know if I can install two VB's on this Windows computer and run Windows OS's in one and Linux Distros in the other. Thanks again.
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Re: Installation of VB

Postby BillG » 4. Feb 2019, 04:38

Then the answer is NO.
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