I wanted to run fedora from within vista like Vmware workstation, but I can't afford it. What are the limitations or restrictions with Vmware player? Will I still be able to install software within the linux installation like a normal installl? I am just confused on how this sort of thing works. I am assuming that somehow Workstation converts an ISO or linux installation to some format that vmware player will be able to use. If this is true, where are these files? Are there distros somewhere that have been converted? Any help would be wonderful.