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A desktop virtualization solution offered by VMware, for Windows and Linux hosts.

Example VMware session (source: Wikipedia)

VMware allows one to execute one or more virtual machines (VMs) under an host running either Windows or Linux. A related program which is free, though with less features, is VMware Player.

The current version is 11.1.2, released in June 2015. The closest alternative is VirtualBox.

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