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[28 Jan 2009 | No Comment | 833 supporters]

Parallels and VMware are the two top contenders in the Mac virtualization game, but there’s another virtualization package that you should know about: VirtualBox. Put out by Sun, VirtualBox is free, and in today’s world that means something. So we took VirtualBox for a spin, to see how it stacks up against the non-free competition.
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[31 Oct 2008 | No Comment | 819 supporters]

Sun’s recently released VirtualBox 2 is one of the best virtualization applications for desktop users. It’s available in two wallet-friendly flavors, with a few extra features in the closed-source variant. The software sports a nice graphical user interface, but few users realize that it can also be completely controlled via a powerful command-line interface.
The CLI works well for users who want to control a VirtualBox running on a headless server with no monitor or keyboard attached. Even desktop users, running and managing VirtualBox from the same machine, can pull a …

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[21 Feb 2008 | 2 Comments | 1,388 supporters]

Free and Open Source VirtualBox Desktop Virtualization Available for All Major Operating Systems
SANTA CLARA, CA February 12, 2008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAVA) today announced that it has entered into a stock purchase agreement to acquire innotek, the provider of the leading edge, open source virtualization software called VirtualBox. By enabling developers to more efficiently build, test and run applications on multiple platforms, VirtualBox will extend the Sun xVM platform onto the desktop and strengthen Sun’s leadership in the virtualization market. This software is available for all major …