Wine or VirtualBox ?

cwillu cwillu at
Thu Aug 16 03:27:43 UTC 2007

> 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.

Which programs?

If they work well under wine, then imo wine is by far the better
option:  they'll act as somewhat normal applications, copy and paste
will work, access to your home directory without jumping through
hoops, they'll be normal windows, etc.

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