"VMware, Inc. today announced the release of its latest desktop
product, VMware Express for Linux."
"The needs of both distributors and customers motivated the
development of the product, which will satisfy Linux users who want
to run Microsoft Windows 95 or Windows 98 in order to access the
Windows applications they need. VMware Express for Linux is
distributed solely through partnerships, and is not available for
online sale as a stand-alone product. Partnerships will be
"VMware Express for Linux will allow users to run either
Microsoft Windows 95 or Windows 98 in a VMware virtual machine on
top of a Linux host system. A VMware virtual machine works just
like a full PC, with full networking and multimedia support.
In addition, users will easily be able to share files between the
Linux host system and the Windows virtual machine using the Samba
file sharing service that comes preconfigured."