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VirtualBox 3.1.0 comes with Teleportation (live migration) and 2D Video Acceleration Support for Windows guest

By • Dec 1st, 2009 • Filed under: Open-Source, Ubuntu, Windows

For windows, Linux and Mac: Not long after the beta release, Sun Microsystems has released version 3.1.0 of the open source visualization application VirtualBox. As already explained in the beta release VirtualBox 3.1.0 is a major update that brings Teleportation (aka live migration) to VirtualBox. This makes it possible to transfer a running virtual machines […]

VirtualBox 3.0 Beta 1 Released

By • Jun 18th, 2009 • Filed under: Open-Source, Ubuntu, Windows

For Windows, Mac OS X, Linux: Desktop virtualization application, VirtualBox announced the release of a major update, VirtualBox 3.0 Beta 1. New features added in this major update include: – Guest SMP with up to 32 virtual CPUs (VT-x and AMD-V only) – Windows guests: ability to use Direct3D 8/9 applications / games (experimental) – […]

Free Ways to approach Ubuntu from Windows

By • Jan 13th, 2009 • Filed under: Freeware, Open-Source, PortableApps, Ubuntu, Windows

For Windows Users: Apart the rhetoric that Linux is not Windows, how can one gradually get used to this different way of conceiving an operating system? Ubuntu has many killer applications Windows users can benefit from. If you’re stuck in your Windows sphere and do not intend moving out – no problem, it is understandable, […]

Open Source Titbits of the Week

By • Sep 13th, 2008 • Filed under: Open-Source

Linux Titbits is a summary of powerful posts on Linux in the blogsphere; in other words post I would have loved to do myself. -> Get a more productive LInux Desktop by lifehacker, is a guide that says -> you can build a better Windows-Linux dual-boot system, or put Windows and Linux side-by-side with VirtualBox. […]

xVM VirtualBox 2.0 comes with support for your 64-bit Operating Systems

By • Sep 5th, 2008 • Filed under: Linux Packages, Open-Source, Ubuntu

Sun Microsystems, owners of one of the leading desktop virtualization software VirtualBox announced the release of version 2.0 of xVM VirtualBox. With this new version you can now run your 64bit operating systems like Windows Vista, Red Hat Enterprise, FreeBSD 5, or Windows XP Professional x64 Edition and many more. Amongst the many innovations, this […]