[manjaro-general] virtualisation test

Bernhard Landauer oberon at manjaro.org
Wed Jun 1 17:52:22 CEST 2016

Please don't use unetbootin for arch-based distributions! It's not 
For Windows the recommended tool is rufus, if on Linux use the dd 
command or a tool like isousb. :)

On 01/06/16 17:22, Mehma Sarja wrote:
> My comments are in line...
> > A new portable computer was tested for compatibility by installing 
> manjaro into a virtual machine. The operating system started 
> successfully, including wireless internet access between the m$ host 
> and manjaro guest machines.
> >
> > Is this good enough to conclude that manjaro can replace m$ as the 
> operating system for the new computer?
> In general, no. Since we do not know what you are going to use the 
> machine for, the only advice I can provide is to ensure you can 
> perform all the functions you need. Btw,  this is an awful question.
> >
> > The new computer does not have a cd/dvd drive, so perhaps the m$ 
> system must be removed by installing manjaro via a usb memory stick. 
> Is this simply achieved by copying the manjaro iso file to a 
> (previously empty) usb memory stick?
> No.  You need something like unetbootin. https://unetbootin.github.io 
> <http://unetbootin.github.io>
> > What would be the advice to create an iso image of the m$ originally 
> supplied with the computer, then remove it and possibly use as a 
> virtual image later in the future?
> You seem to be using this list for somebody else to do your research. 
> Try google search. If you are genuinely new to computers, this task is 
> beyond your skill level. I'm not trying to dissuade you, but if you 
> don't know if it can be done, you have not bothered to Google it or 
> have just started to use computers. Either way,  virtualization maybe 
> too complex for you.
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