Virtual Machines

Joep L. Blom jlblom at
Sat Oct 16 21:49:37 UTC 2010

Thierry de Coulon wrote:
> On Saturday 16 October 2010, Ted Hilts wrote:
> If you use bridged networking you should be able to setup your virtual machine 
> just like a standalone one.
> Note that there are two versions of Virtualbox, the "OSE" one with limitations 
> but fully free, the other one usually not being distributed with Linux 
> distributions but available on the virtualbox site.
> Then you could try Parallels and VMWare, they both have strength but they do 
> cost money and are closed source. Both sould be available as trial software, 
> so why not give them a try?
> Thierry

Actually VMware Server and Vmware Player are free (not Open Source). I 
use VMware Player without any problems for over a year now and find it 
more stable that Virtualbox (but the last version I used was 2009).

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