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Has anyone ever seen The Website is Down? In the first episode it looks like the web dude is effortlessly switching between at least 2 different operating systems with a simple alt-tab (I think one was Fedora Linux?), what is he using? Something like VMWare?

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It could be remote administration software, like VNC. –  Fake Name Feb 27 '10 at 9:04
It could be video editing as well –  shf301 Feb 28 '10 at 5:14
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Looks to me like VMware Fusion running with Unity enabled. (You can see the little VMware logo on one of the windows.) Unity will display windows from the VM in your native window manager instead of the entire VM in its own window.

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Is there anything like VMWare Fusion for Windows? Looks like Fusion is Mac only, and I can't really figure out which one of their Windows offerings == Fusion. –  cornjuliox Feb 28 '10 at 15:34
VMware player.... its even free. Also if you want to run lots of virtual machines you can use VMware server. But I would start with player to get a hang of whats going on, or if you only need one or two VMs. –  spowers Mar 1 '10 at 15:46
Indeed it is Fusion. They even thank VMware in the credits. –  Patrick S. Dec 4 '13 at 1:36
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Both VMware Fusion and Parallels allow you to do this on a Mac.

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is that what's actually shown? (it might be; i watched but don't know.) –  quack quixote Feb 27 '10 at 9:26
Hmm. I was under the impression he was using XP. Maybe it's because he was playing Halo, but then again there IS a port for OS X. –  cornjuliox Feb 27 '10 at 10:23
It looks like he is using Windows XP as the primary OS. He has used Linux to host the website & Mac to browse Monster & the customer website –  Ganesh R. Feb 27 '10 at 10:47
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