"VMWare, from a California company with the same name, lets you
run the entire Windows operating system inside a window on your
Linux PC. While your PC is running Linux, you can click over to
your Windows desktop and work in Excel or check your finances with
Microsoft Money. You can run Outlook Express or Family Tree Maker
or any other Windows program. You can do this while continuing to
run all your Linux software, too. Windows becomes just another
program in Linux."
"After running VMWare for many weeks on my main Linux PC,
I'm convinced it's about as close as you can come to a miracle this
side of Heaven. It ran every normal Windows program I
installed -- I didn't try any major games, but I ran all my
standard software -- and VMWare hardly slowed down my Linux PC at
"You'd probably think I'm exaggerating when I describe what
VMWare does, so let me give you a short list..."
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