Virtualization Technology: eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Sun xVM VirtualBox 2.1

 
 
By Cameron Sturdevant  |  Posted 2008-12-29
 
 
 

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Sun xVM VirtualBox 2.1

by Cameron Sturdevant

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Sun xVM VirtualBox 2.1

Hardware Virtualization on Mac

VirtualBox 2.1 now fully supports hardware virtualization on Mac OS X hosts (shown in parameters in center of screen).

Hardware Virtualization on Mac

Windows 2000

VirtualBox ably handled running Windows 2000 Server, allowing us to run legacy applications.

Windows 2000

Guest Additions

The equivalent of VMware Tools, VirtualBox Guest Additions provide ease-of-use features, including mouse integration.

Guest Additions

Broad OS Support

VirtualBox runs a wide variety of Windows and Linux operating systems; the latest version of Ubuntu is shown here.

Broad OS Support

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