Q
Get started Bring yourself up to speed with our introductory content.

Using Linux Guest Support package to run Linux in Virtual Server

SearchServerVirtualization.com expert Serdar Yegulalp examines using the Linux Guest Support package to run Linux in Virtual Server.

Do I need to use the Linux Guest Support package to run Linux in Virtual Server? Also, do the add-ons work in all breeds of Linux?
You don't need to install the Guest Support software to run Linux in Virtual Server, but it provides some tools that make life a little easier -- better display support, for one.

The versions of Linux that have been tested and found good with the Linux Support Tools are listed on the tool's download page -- mainly Red Hat Linux and SuSE Linux. Red Hat's Fedora should also work. If you go to the newsgroup microsoft.public.virtualserver, you can almost always find good advice to get the tools to run in most breeds of Linux.


Do you have comments on this Ask the Expert Q&A? Let us know.

Dig Deeper on Microsoft Hyper-V and Virtual Server

Have a question for an expert?

Please add a title for your question

Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.

You will be able to add details on the next page.

Start the conversation

Send me notifications when other members comment.

Please create a username to comment.

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchVMware

SearchWindowsServer

SearchCloudComputing

SearchVirtualDesktop

SearchDataCenter

Close