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[Xen-users] configuring a desktop system?

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Subject: [Xen-users] configuring a desktop system?
From: Miles Fidelman <mfidelman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 22 Aug 2010 20:56:33 -0400
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To date, I've used Xen only on servers - without installing X- or any window manager.

I'm not installing Xen on a desktop system - as a platform for testing/evaluating a variety of different network management packages - most of which require X-, GUIs, etc. I'd like to be able to create a DomU for testing purposes, install some software, play with it, then throw the DomU away and repeat the process multiple times.

Which leads to a question: how do I install a X- and Gnome or KDE into a DomU so that everything works properly? (Conceptually, I can understand setting up Dom0 with a GUI. I'm less clear on how it all works for DomUs).

Suggestions? Pointers to documentation?

Thanks very much,

Miles Fidelman

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