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    Dual-boot Ubuntu (rEFIt) and WMFusion
    So I used Bootcamp to create a partition, and then using rEFIt installed Ubuntu and now I have a dual-boot! Anyway, There are some things Id like to do from within OSX, and dislike having to reboot so much...

    So, what are my steps to use VMFusion now? Will I have to reinstall Ubuntu in some other fashion or can I just install VMFusion in OSX and go from there? Ive googled and read but Im not clear on this, Thanx!


    2010 MBP 10.6.2

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    Dual-boot Ubuntu (rEFIt) and WMFusion
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    If you install VMWare Fusion, you'll have to install Ubuntu again within Fusion in order to create a VM for it. The only exception is if you had installed Windows via Boot Camp, then Fusion could use the Boot Camp partition with Windows as a VM.

    Using rEFIt is nice (I use it for dual booting to Windows 7) since it's very configurable, however, it does require a reboot. With Fusion there is no reboot required. But like I stated above, you will need to install Ubuntu again to create the necessary VM.

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    Thank you, I am going to give this a shot and see how it works out...Just dont want to frag the hd...

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