Posted on 2014-11-13
I'm becoming a big fan of Lubuntu, it must be really lean, because runs great on a old pc I have. So on this pc, I'm setting it up for someone who is NOT very computer savy. They are only used to winXP, so I thought I would run Lubuntu, and then run vmware to run winXP. That way, when it is compromised, I'll have a copy of the winXP virtual machine and have them back up and running quickly.
So my question is, Is there a way to, when the computer starts up, and after Lubuntu is done loading, to have vmware launch the virtual winXP machine without any user intervention? The person I am setting this up for, I don't think will be able to figure out how to start up the virtual machine.