Using VMWare for Dapper testing

Alexandre Strube surak at
Tue Nov 29 01:03:00 GMT 2005

Em Seg, 2005-11-28 às 19:59 -0200, Carlos Ribeiro escreveu:

Oi Carlos!

> I was wondering if anyone here gave a thought about using VMWare for
> testing purposes (for Dapper, specifically). Of course, VMWare is a
> commercial piece of software, but given the availability of the free
> VMWare player, I wondered if it would be a good idea to have pre-built
> Dapper images available as VMWare player files. These images would
> facilitate testing and evaluation of Dapper. Based on my limited
> experience, I also believe that VMWare player performs better than the
> LiveCD. Then some tests could be easily performed; for example,
> installing and removing packages at will.

Dapper perhaps will include the live cd installer (aka UbuntuExpress).
In my experience, installing from a live cd or from ubuntu install cds
performs the same testbed on installed systems.

This could be a good thing to test on vmware (because you can do
whatever you want with the discs)

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