Installing VirtualBox in Porteus

Post here if you are a new Porteus member and you're looking for some help.
Post Reply
Wnderer
White ninja
White ninja
Posts: 8
Joined: 27 Feb 2016, 15:08
Distribution: 32bit
Location: USA

Installing VirtualBox in Porteus

Post#1 by Wnderer » 27 Feb 2016, 15:17

I'm rebuilding and old laptop and I want to install Porteus as the main OS and run windows 98 in VirtualBox. Porteus is not listed as a supported OS on the VirtualBox site. Is it possible to install VirtualBox in Porteus? If so, are there any special requirements?

Thanks

User avatar
francois
Contributor
Contributor
Posts: 4905
Joined: 28 Dec 2010, 14:25
Distribution: kde xfce porteus manjaro kubun
Location: Enfin l'été, le changement climatique attendu: le soleil.

Re: Installing VirtualBox in Porteus

Post#2 by francois » 27 Feb 2016, 15:58

Porteus 3.1 is working as an host. Porteus is slackware.

panel menu > system > virtualbox builder

When creating a new guest (windows, etc.) select linux and other linux.

For additional questions, do not hesitate.
Voltaire: Le mieux est l'ennemi du bien.

Post Reply