How to use Linx on a Mac
Linx is a Windows based system, as it requires and use a large number of Windows specific libraries and frameworks. However, that does not stop a Mac (or Linux) user from testing and using Linx.
There are multiple ways to do this, but below is just one of the quickest ways to get going.
- Download and install VirtualBox on your machine from https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads
- Download a Virtual Machine. Microsoft has made some VMs available for testing purposes. You can download a Windows 10 virtual machine here: https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads
Install the Virtual Machine by unzipping the downloaded file and double clicking on the ___ file.
Set up your VM by clicking on the VM and right-clicking. Then select Settings.
In the different tabs, select the resources you would like to assign to your VM. The following is recommended for Linx:
- 2+ CPUs
- 4000+ MB Memory
- 50gb HD Space
- Shared Clipboard - Bidirectional
- Network either Bridged or NAT
Start the VM up and log into Windows. If prompted, the login details are:
- Username: IEUser
- Password: Passw0rd!
Once in Windows, download Linx from https://Linx.Software
Install Linx normally