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Mad Penguin: The Future of Virtualization On Linux

Sep 07, 2006, 01:30 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

[ Thanks to Toby L. for this link. ]

"When I first started writing about this, my goal was to do a review on Win4Lin and offer my findings to you. As luck would have it, Win4Lin and the latest version of the Ubuntu kernel had other ideas in mind. To say that it left a bad taste in my mouth would be an understatement, I think.

Now, this leaves us with a seriously valid question--just how worthwhile is the virtualization offered by VMware and Win4Lin? Granted, for the developer, VMWare can prove to be invaluable if you need to bounce back-and-forth quickly. However, let us not forget that we are using Linux because that is the choice we made--working on an alternative OS..."

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