yes he probably ran XP as a virtual PC in his Ubuntu. the software is called virtual box.
you install virtual box and then install XP in the virtual box as a virtual PC.
I wont be checking this site until next week.. .but to enable the cube...
What graphics card do you have?? i know its nVidia, what model?
you can go to nvidias site and download the driver from there.. or run a search on add/remove programs for nvidia.
to get the cube... look through your add/remove programs for compfiz-fusion. Install it then. compfiz-fusion...
there is no need for anti anti-virus or firewall on ubuntu.
install WINE for microsoft office, or you can get crossover http://www.codeweavers.com/products/ this will run aload of windows applications for you.. the full list is available on their site.
take down the live CD...
yeh your probably right, when i saw it i was like "wtf!! 4GB on a 32bit PC?? when did that happen???!" wonder what percentage of calls did OEM manufactorers get before and after the 4GB switch in SP1 was installed?