[Novalug] VDQ : virtualize?
s.r.fritsche at gmail.com
Thu Jan 8 12:19:30 EST 2009
I think that should be:
Accursed domain squatters.
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[mailto:novalug-bounces at calypso.tux.org] On Behalf Of Don E. Groves, Jr.
Sent: Thursday, January 08, 2009 11:54 AM
Subject: Re: [Novalug] VDQ : virtualize?
There is also VirtualBox <http://www.virtualbox.com/>
that I like somewhat better then VmWare and Virtualbox runs on Linux(most
flavors) (both 32 and 64 bits), M$-Windows (x86 and AMD64), IMac OS X and
Solaris and OpenSolaris hosts (x86 | AMD64).
Only complaints are on Linux(Ubuntu) (AMD64bit dual processors) host with a
XP clients screen updates are a little slow with a Linux Client screen
updates are a little faster. And it makes to much of the HOST Processor
visible in the client.
As far as the User / developer interface its very complete and nice under
both IMacs OS X and Linux Ubuntu host operating systems.
On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 3:25 PM, Beartooth <beartooth at beartooth.info> wrote:
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??
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