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Old 05-23-2011, 09:48 AM   #16
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but i don't see why the one is better than the other
It depends on what you want to do. On my main machine I use both. In VMware Player you can only use one machine at a given time, in Virtualbox you can use as many VMs simultaneous as your physical machine can handle. But VMware Player has much better 3D acceleration, I use that for playing older or low resource Windows games (that won't run well with Wine) on a virtual XP machine.
 
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Old 05-23-2011, 09:50 AM   #17
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VirtualBox and VMWare Player do have the same objectives, no?
both virtualization software
i rather use VB to instead of VMWare, but i don't see why the one is better than the other
I said "VirtualBox" becasue that's what the OP said he is going to use.

Also, I would choose VirtualBox over VMWare becasue it's partially open-source and is free to download.
 
Old 05-23-2011, 10:10 AM   #18
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It depends on what you want to do. On my main machine I use both. In VMware Player you can only use one machine at a given time, in Virtualbox you can use as many VMs simultaneous as your physical machine can handle. But VMware Player has much better 3D acceleration, I use that for playing older or low resource Windows games (that won't run well with Wine) on a virtual XP machine.
that makes sense ^^
 
  


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