Linux as a virtual machine on Windows
cjk at teamcharliesangels.com
Mon Nov 10 22:08:50 UTC 2008
On Mon, 10 Nov 2008 17:06:51 +0100
Nils Kassube <kassube at gmx.net> wrote:
> Derek Broughton wrote:
> > Ken McLennan wrote:
> > > G'day there Mario & Bruce,
> > >
> > >> You can use Virtualbox, some of whose editions are free. I would
> > >> guess that the official user manuals are a good place to look:
> > >> http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads
> > >
> > > Just be aware that the free version, titled OSE, can't access
> > > USB ports. You need a paid version for that.
> > bzzt. Sorry, but no. You need a non-Free version for that. It is,
> > nevertheless, free-as-in-beer.
> Well, for commercial use you do need a paid version. The
> "free-as-in-beer" version you are talking about comes with the PUEL.
> From <http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/VirtualBox_PUEL>:
> | In summary, the VirtualBox PUEL allows you to use VirtualBox free of
> | charge
> | - for personal use or, alternatively,
> | - for product evaluation.
> | In addition, academic use of VirtualBox is also permitted free of
> charge | by the PUEL.
> | If you do not belong to either category, you will have to purchase a
> | commercial license. Do not hesitate to contact Sun Microsystems,
> Inc. in | this matter.
OTOH, is he _not_ doing a product evaluation?
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