I have downloaded the Ubuntu 11.10 (64bit) LiveDVD. I have also installed it on my system (with a partition) successfully. Now I need to experiment with Linux so I want to install Ubuntu in inside Windows or VMware. VMware shows errors for 64bit (no 64bit cpu), and `wubi.exe open the window with no installation button.

There is no option for installation, only have Demo and Information. I tried this in two different systems (both Windows 7 32bit), both gave the same result.

What is the problem? Can the LiveDVD be installed inside Windows?

  • why don't you experiment with Ubuntu that you've already installed? – Alvar Jan 27 '12 at 12:27
  • system maybe break or congested. – shantanu Jan 27 '12 at 12:46
  • then you just re-install! that's the whole point of having Linux! make the changes, if they don't work, then re-install! :D – Alvar Jan 27 '12 at 12:51
  • Download the 32-bit DVD instead, and it should work in vmware – sakjur Jan 27 '12 at 13:04

Simply use the 32bit DVD inside VMWare (as Sakjur) suggested. You can also try Virtualbox and enable 64bit CPU emulation (if your processor supports VT-x).

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