2
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1answer
410 views

Virtualbox VS VMWare for Linux Guest

I've got a desktop that I use for gaming, I really love Linux but I love my games too much to abandon them for Linux. I'm very hopeful that in the not-so-distant future VGA-Passthrough technology will ...
1
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0answers
315 views

Reusing pre-installed Windows8 OS after installing Ubuntu Linux alongside it

I've bought a laptop which came pre-installed with Windows8 (UEFI enabled). I've read in many places that if I install Linux alongside it, I could run my Windows8 virtualized (instead of using dual ...
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3answers
122 views

64-bit VM host environment for Debian similar to VMware player on Windows?

I have an Intel Core Duo i3-2100 running a flavour of Debian. I understand Virtual Box is x86-only so is there any similar open source Virtualisation environment that can host images like VMware ...
0
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2answers
553 views

Use the same VM wtih VMware player and Virtualbox

I have some problems with my VMWare player installation (possibly a bug). So, I want to try to run my VMs with VirtualBox, without converting them. So, is it safe to run my VMs with VirtualBox and ...
2
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1answer
928 views

vmware player/virtualbox bridged networks not working on windows 7, but nat connections work

I am trying to run ubuntu server inside a virtual machine on my windows 7 (64 bit) laptop. I am a developer so I need to run server software on the ubuntu virtual machine. Ubuntu also needs to go out ...
2
votes
1answer
242 views

Win7 and Ubuntu installed on hard drive used simultaneously - virtualization

I'd like to run Linux(Ubuntu) which is installed on hard disk (Ext4) inside Windows7. Use two OSes, installed on hard disk simultaneously. I've found how to do this in other way around (VirtualBox) ...
0
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2answers
3k views

Error installing Google Chrome on Windows XP (on VirtualBox)

I am having some problems with my freshly installed Windows XP on VirtualBox. I tried installing Google Chrome on it, and the error I get is: Google Update installation failed with error 0x80040890 ...
0
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1answer
139 views

Configuring Bridged network connection on hypervisor

I have tried this on both VMware Player and VirtuaBox. I am working on Windows 7. In the hypervisor I install a standard Ubuntu 10.04 image. I wish to set up a web server on this image for incoming ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

Is it possible to split VirtualBox Hard Drive to multiple volumes?

VirtualBox hard drive usually has one or a few files when you create a drive. I think it is good because you manage only a few files. However, I have out of space of my drive. Is it possible to span ...
2
votes
1answer
875 views

How can I open image of vmplayer in virtualbox

I have installed Ubuntu in vmplayer, as the vmplayer does not support Unity of Ubuntu, I want to be able to open the image in virtualbox. How can I do this?
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2answers
426 views

Forensics - scan guest OS (WinXP) and files from host OS (Win7 64) using VMWare Player or VirtualBox

I have a Windows XP laptop that was infected with a virus; the virus was removed but network connectivity was jacked up. I boot to Ubuntu from a USB key to move files between the system and the ...
4
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1answer
15k views

Virtualbox VDI file to Vmware

I'm using Virtualbox 2.1.4 and want to convert a VDI file to load it in Vmware (vmplayer 3.0.0 build-197124 on Vista Home Premium). I think we can change the vdi-Format to vmdk with a tool provided ...