Johnny Rosenberg gurus.knugum at gmail.com
Tue Mar 31 15:50:24 UTC 2009

2009/3/31 Nolan Cooper <4030man at gmail.com>:
> I would like to see if anyone has used both VirtualBox and qemu
> w/kqemu on Ubuntu. And if any pluses or minuses of using either one.
> I've used two different releases of VirtulaBox.
> And Please, no flame wars. Just some good and bad(?) for both.
> I'm running Hardy 8.04.2
> nolan

I have only tried qemu and I used it only twice so far. I installed it
from the Linux Format (issue 117) DVD and I tried out two of the
operating systems that were also on that DVD.The first one was
KolibriOS, but I didn't like it very much so I went directly to Haiku
(BeOS, kind of) which is supposed to be a very fast operating system.
I didn't install Haiku so I canät tell how much slower it was with
qemu, but it was REALLY slow, actually frustrating. I don't know if
it's faster with VirtualBox, but I really hope it is…

I have a 1.6 GHz dual core laptop with 2.0 GiB RAM, OS = Ubuntu 8.10
with Compiz-Fusion and Emerald installed and used, if that matters…

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