Tips on setting up Virtual Machines in Linux

Subject: General Tech | September 9, 2013 - 02:43 PM |
Tagged: virtualization, virtualbox, linux

When we talk about virtualization at PC Perspective we tend to talk about Windows, both for the host and the VMs.  For those who want a more penguin flavoured VM, has a brief look at how to set up VirtualBox on a machine running Linux and creating and provisioning VMs.  Why should only Microsoft users benefit from the new optimizations on Intel and AMD processors?

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"VirtualBox is the excellent and user-friendly Type 2 Hypervisor that supports all the major operating systems. A Type 2 Hypervisor requires a host operating system to install on, and VirtualBox can be installed on Linux, Solaris, Mac OS X, and Windows. Then you can run any of these operating systems on VirtualBox as guests in virtual machines."

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September 11, 2013 | 02:09 PM - Posted by Funkatronis

Thanks for posting guys, rather timely as I'm in Windows and Linux Server classes