Virtual Machines

by bitznbitez

There are few things more useful for exploring new and different technology than Virtual Machines.   With a few clicks you have a brand new virtual computer setup so you can try out a new os, try out new configurations, etc.   In the old days we used to have to keep a couple physical computers lying around to be our sandbox.    A few years ago all that changed.

Which virtualization technology to use ?  I alternate between two.   In all cases my operating system for the host computer is a form of linux, usually Ubuntu though I have used others.    To virtualize I use :

Both are good.   I have run windows, linux and others in them.   Right now I even have a VM running Android.