[Novalug] VDQ : virtualize?
beartooth at Beartooth.Info
Wed Jan 7 15:25:26 EST 2009
Any word etymologically related to 'virtualize' is one
more thing I haven't gotten around to looking at yet. I remember
once, quite a while back, I had a quick look at VMware, thinking
about ways to get my proprietary map software to talk to my GPSs
under linux; but something turned me off.
Installing & running GPS software under Wine/CXO has
gotten way better in the last couple years, but I still can't do
the crucial last step, so that I can transfer data back and
So I asked on Gmane's winelist if anyone else had. No
claims, though I waited for them; but somebody there says he does
it with ease using VMware.
OK, so back to that -- wherever it is : here google, here
google ... And the first I look at, dated last month, is
Am I reading this right?? They seem to be saying that IBM
now has something called VERDE, true free software, that does
VMware's job better than VMware. Pure puffery by marketing
droids? Or is there something to it? Has anybody had any
experience with it yet??
Beartooth Implacable, Curmudgeon On Line
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