Wine or VirtualBox ?

Guillermo Garron guillermo.fedora at gmail.com
Thu Aug 16 04:06:29 BST 2007


On 8/15/07, Rick <cms0009 at gmail.com> wrote:
> looking to run a few "Windows" Apps, which app (wine or virtualbox)
> would take less system resources to run...
>
> heard that vmware takes allot of system resources, so that would not be a
> option, hence running on a laptop with only a 1.0GB or Ram.
>
> Thanks -
> Richard
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Hi,

I have tried wine, virtualbox and VMware with 1 Gig and all of them
works great!, wine could be some kind harder to make it run with some
applications, on the other hand with virtualbox and Vmware you will
need the MS licence, but all the windows software will run smoother.

http://www.go2linux.org/run-windows-software-on-linux-with-wine
http://www.go2linux.org/node/54
http://www.go2linux.org/node/44
http://www.ubuntugeek.com/how-to-install-vmware-server-from-canonical-commercial-repository-in-ubuntu-feisty.html

Hope this helps.

regards,

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Guillermo Garron
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(Using FC6, CentOS4.4 and Ubuntu 7.04)
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