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Old 02-13-2009, 04:18 AM   #1
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VMware like software for Ubuntu???

Is there any VMware like software for ubuntu??? Some FREE virtual machines??? Only with GUI.
Old 02-13-2009, 04:34 AM   #2
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Erm, like VMWare for linux, you mean?

Otherwise, there's the very good VirtualBox. There are tons of different solutions, take a look at this poll:
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oops I didnt see the gui thing, i was saying xen.

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Old 02-13-2009, 12:16 PM   #4
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VirtualBox is a thousand times better than VMware IMO
Old 02-13-2009, 12:25 PM   #5
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you can download vmware server for free i have you can also register it free and get as many free license codes you want
and no, i'm not talking warez im talking from vmware's site directly
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Originally Posted by nesrail View Post
Is there any VMware like software for ubuntu??? Some FREE virtual machines??? Only with GUI.
I advise you to install virtualbox, i find it better than Mvware, here is a Howto : install Sun xVM VirtualBox on Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex
Old 02-14-2009, 03:14 AM   #7
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VMware is better than VirtualBox in many ways.

1) Easier to setup networking.
2) Faster
3) Flexible machine setup
4) A virtual machine in VMware obeys CTL+ALT +F1...F12 in Linux Guest while VirtualBox does not.
5) More reliable
6) More stable
7) Can configure other virtual machines from a different system.
8) As of VMware Server it is Free.

I compared VMware Server 1 and VirtualBox 1.6.6. VMware Server does come with GUI.


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