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Old 08-25-2008, 06:33 PM   #1
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Virtualbox machines d/l

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Does anybody know if there is a place to d/l or u/l virtualbox images like they got for vmware?
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You can use VMWare images in VirtualBox.
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I don't think you can directly use a VMWare image under VirtualBox although converter scripts do exist.

You can find ready to use VirtualBox images here:
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Thanks - I'll check it out.
Old 03-23-2009, 09:54 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by Jevan View Post
You can use VMWare images in VirtualBox.
in theory, yes. but many OS are installed tied to a specific bios or hardware. This makes them crash in virtualbox. as an example - plan9 virtual appliance or DesktopBSD were crashing with some nasty words about BIOS. so did a vectorlinux VM.

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