[plug] Virtual PC 2007 vs VMWare
meyerri at westnet.com.au
Fri Mar 2 23:24:59 WST 2007
On Fri, 2007-03-02 at 23:05 +0900, Kev wrote:
> 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.
I bought and paid for Parallels and I can assure you that it isn't as
robust as VMWare Server. W2K crashed and burned when I tried to run my
Parallels didn't seem terribly bothered when I sent them all sorts of
Richard Meyer <meyerri at westnet.com.au>
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