Run Linux on Windows PC Without Virtualization using a special version of Linux from your any USB drive. You can connect to Internet or use any SSH commands. Most importantly, no big knowledge is needed for following this guide on how to Run Linux on Windows PC Without Virtualization.
Prerequisites to Run Linux on Windows PC Without Virtualization
For this guide to Run Linux on Windows PC Without Virtualization, we are assuming the user has no idea about Linux. Any Windows PC with a good amount of RAM (2 GB will work fine) any USB storage device, like a pen drive, if you do not have pen drive, you can connect any device which has an memory card, use it a USB mass storage, frankly your Android Tablet can serve the purpose to Run Linux on Windows PC Without Virtualization.
Steps to Run Linux on Windows PC Without Virtualization
Navigate to :
You will notice a zip file, named like <span style="color: #ff0000;">dsl-4.4.10-embedded.zip</span>. Right Click and Save on your hard disk :
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Its around 50 MB file. After the download is complete, extract it to your target flash drive :
Double click that dsl-base.bat file. It will start to boot within Windows PC :
Within few seconds (to minutes) you will get desktop within desktop. Linux Desktop within Windows Desktop :
Do not get confused with the screenshot. Note Windows Desktop is open in background. The emulator is running Linux and within Linux I have kept bash open in background and have loaded our website on Browser. Noteworthy to say, I needed no configuration to be done to connect to Internet, it works itself.
Technical part of the guide to Run Linux on Windows PC Without Virtualization
The method this ditro of Linux has used is software level emulation. This is special version of Damn Small Linux, a KNOPPIX derivative.