Virtual Machine?

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  1. Panique

    Panique Power Member

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    Does anyone use virtual machine and wich one is the best and user friendly to use?

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. WickednDivine

    WickednDivine Regular Member

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    I use them all the time. VMware player is hard to beat for a windows host. On Linux I like to use Virtual Box.
     
  3. ZaRoX

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    true ;)
     
  4. Alex Brooks

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    I've used VMWare before, it's great; although I just use my laptop to run automated tasks. :)
     
  5. enrikole

    enrikole BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    Haha,, probably the longest reply i have ever seen :D

    but on the topic: i use parallels desktop on my mac... So far it has been pretty good.
     
  6. jasonac2

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    I use Parallels. But I think it's only for OSX.
     
  7. wickid

    wickid Junior Member

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    I've used VMware Workstation on my laptop...it's definitely a great tool for home usage. Been playing with ESX server from VMware at work for over a year now...if you have access to server's it is definitely the way to go.
     
  8. minute80

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    VMware is one of the best, VirtualBox has nice features (RDP connection and headless operation), but I appriciate Qemu, as it is almost multiplatform, easy to hack, and has fuss-less installation.
     
  9. crashed

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    I use Virtual PC, runs well enough and is free, can't complain at all.

    One tip is that you should put your virtual machines on a seperate harddisk to your host OS