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Practical Linux Topics by Chris Binnie

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CHAPTER 14

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Loop Disks and Wubi

Wubi lets you install a few types of Ubuntu Linux (such as Kubuntu or Lubuntu) noninvasively inside a “flat file” that resides in your Windows installation. This chapter discusses Wubi and examines how it works under the hood.

Why Use Wubi in the Enterprise?

Using Wubi in an enterprise environment is not a likely scenario I realize but here is an example where it helped me. Large organizations often insist on providing you with a Windows machine of one type or another—and for good reason. Long ago corporations embraced the plethora of enterprise software available on Windows and have come to rely heavily on it as ...

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