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Poll: Virtualization Product of the Year
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Old 01-07-2009, 02:24 PM   #1
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Virtualization Product of the Year


For when you absolutely have to run Windows.

--jeremy
 
Old 01-07-2009, 04:10 PM   #2
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For when you absolutely have to run Windows.

--jeremy
Or you need more than one Linux machine when you only have one physical machine..
 
Old 01-07-2009, 06:03 PM   #3
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For when you absolutely have to run Windows.

--jeremy
Dammit Ipod touch, I can't make it work with my Slackbox ...
 
Old 01-08-2009, 04:41 AM   #4
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How about DOSBox or UAE?
 
Old 01-09-2009, 12:20 PM   #5
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For when you absolutely have to run Windows.
or when you want to test or review distros!
 
Old 01-09-2009, 04:04 PM   #6
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VirtualBox.
 
Old 01-09-2009, 05:08 PM   #7
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How about DOSBox or UAE?
Those are emulators, not virtual machines
 
Old 01-09-2009, 05:17 PM   #8
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In that case, how about an emulator of the year poll?
 
Old 01-10-2009, 03:14 AM   #9
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V-box.
 
Old 01-11-2009, 08:55 AM   #10
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VirtualBox allows me to run the stuff I need that Wine cannot handle.
 
Old 01-11-2009, 11:21 AM   #11
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vmware is the easiest one
 
Old 01-12-2009, 10:23 AM   #12
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Virtualbox, not for running windows, but for testing out other linux distros.
 
Old 01-13-2009, 01:49 AM   #13
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virtualisation of the year

Vbox has to take the Oscars as it has come on in leaps for ease of use on open source. Ubuntu must have had a relationship with them in the past as it was easy to install on but other flavours of linux meant you had to do the trawling thing.Then get 'n' number of error messages and hve to worry the likes of yourselves.

Fred.
 
Old 01-13-2009, 01:50 AM   #14
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i used VirtualBox this year. it worked good.
 
Old 01-13-2009, 12:14 PM   #15
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I use kvm on all servers and desktops (qemu/virtualbox where the cpu doesn't have the instructions)
 
  


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