I've been playing around with Ubuntu only for some short time and I really enjoyed it. I want to buy a new laptop, and the thing is, although I have mac at work and it's great to work with, I don't want to pay 2500e for a new laptop. I'd rather pay half and spend the rest on a trip to the Caribbean.
So, I was wondering if I could buy a powerful PC (maybe i5 or i7 quad core and 16G of RAM) and use something stable and fast like Ubuntu as my main OS, with Windows 7 setup in VirtualBox.
I need windows because I will still need to use FlashDevelop (only on windows) and Adobe Flash IDE and maybe Adobe Fireworks (Although I could get use to GIMP instead). So how about if I dedicated at least 6G of ram to a virtual machine with windows for when I need to develop projecs with this software?
Will it run fast enough?