NewsForge: First Look: VMware Player
Jan 16, 2006, 13:00 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tina Gasperson)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Last month VMware released a free product called VMware Player.
With the Player and one of the free images that run within it,
users can explore new operating systems and environments without
going through the inconvenience of formatting or partitioning a
hard drive or configuring unfamiliar software. I tested the player
by running Ubuntu Linux on a Windows host, and got good results
with only a few glitches.
"I'm typing this review from AbiWord in Ubuntu Linux on my
Windows XP machine, which has an AMD Athlon XP 3200 chip, a 2.21GHz
processor, and 384MB of RAM..."