How do i configure Virtualbox 3.0 in linux

Rangarirai Matavire matavirer at gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 08:52:42 BST 2009


http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Editions<http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Editions>The
site shows what is available in the open and closed versions. I am not aware
of any changes with the newer versions.

On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 9:39 AM, O. Sinclair <o.sinclair at gmail.com> wrote:

> The VB you find in this repo is the non-free, you can use it for personal
> use. No limitations in that version that I am aware of.
>
> Sinclair
>
> Rangarirai Matavire wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Since I notice you are considering VMware, you might not be too concerned
>> about source. Citrix Xenserver is said to be the best and I have downloaded
>> it for my own server. I am yet to install it but I have made up my mind that
>> it is the best. It also seems that virtualbox has is functionally limited in
>> the open source edition. Citrix Xenserver made its enterprise edition free
>> in March. It is also worth considering whether you want to fully or
>> partially virtualise.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Ranga
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 9:21 AM, O. Sinclair <o.sinclair at gmail.com<mailto:
>> o.sinclair at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>    Tafadzwa Kashora wrote:
>>     > Hi Guyz
>>     >
>>     > I am downloading Virtualbox 3.0.0 for OpenSuse linux, I would like
>> to
>>     > know how  i configure it? Does Kubuntu 9.04 come with Virtualbox, if
>>     > so i think i will remove opensuse from my machine and put Kubuntu
>>     > 9.04, should i fail to get VMware 6.5 or Virtualbox working in
>>     > OpenSuse 11.1
>>     >
>>     > I want to install Ubuntu 8.04, as a guest and configure it as a mail
>>     > server. I have never configured a mail server, and any tips or
>> guides
>>     > (pdf, ppt) on how to do this would be greatly appreciated.
>>     >
>>     > Cheers
>>     >
>>    I can't reply for 9.04 as I don't use it myself,  I have stayed on
>> 8.04.
>>    But I doubt it differs too much. I have repository for virtualbox
>>    deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/ hardy non-free
>>    I then simply install virtualbox via apt-get or aptitude or
>>    Synaptic/Adept. To configure it is a piece of cake, take my word for
>> it.
>>
>>    Sinclair
>>
>>
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