virtual OS solutions?

guido dom guido.dom at
Fri Jun 1 17:02:51 UTC 2007

I have today installed in Ubuntu 7.04 VirtualBox (free) and WinXP as guest.
Only trouble up to now: USB

The trial VMware server works OK but is expensive

The trial of Parallels works ok (with the latest version) but costs mney.

On 6/1/07, Kevin Kempter <kevin at> wrote:

> Hi List;
> I've installed Kubuntu 7.04 and I have needs to also have access to a
> Redhat
> based distro for working with RPM's & building custom RPM's for my
> clients.
> I wonder which of the virtualization options bmight be the best in terms
> of :
> a) ease of install
> b) ability to copy/backup the VM
> c) ease of administration
> I've tried vmware and it's ok but my machine runs hot as hell when I'm
> running
> a guest OS.
> Anyone have experience with Xen, Virtual Box, other options?
> Any advice, tips, etc? Any how-to's that would help me to install a Fedora
> or
> CentOS guest on a kubuntu host ?
> Thanks in advance...
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Nog een mooie dag toegewenst.

Guido (dompie) Dom
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