[plug] Virtual PC 2007 vs VMWare

Kev kdownes at tpg.com.au
Fri Mar 2 23:05:23 WST 2007

Josh Fletcher wrote:
> To all the Pluggers,
> I love playing with Linux, but would much prefer to have it as a 
> virtual server instead of dual-boot, as I need Windows for work.
> I have played with Virtual PC 07, and tried Debian 3.1, Fedora Core 6, 
> Ubuntu 6.10 and Gentoo 2006.1. All of them have had many problems 
> during install, to the extent that I really can't be bothered.
> My question is twofold -
> 1) Has anyone got any hints for getting Linux distros to work with 
> Virtual PC 2007? and
> 2) Should I just switch to VMWare, and is support a lot better for 
> Linux with VMWare?

What about http://www.virtualbox.org/ ?  I use 
http://www.parallels.com/en/products/ and have no problems what-so-ever.


Kev Downes
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