Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 21st Mar 2007 16:40 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Virtualization of operating systems used to be slow and hard to use. Advances such as the KQemu accelerator, VirtualBox, VMWare, Xen and of course the recent integration of KVM virtualization into the Linux kernel have helped out a lot though, especially on the server side, but for a normal user, virtualization could be somewhat clunky. Mac users have been able to run their Windows applications like this using Parallels Coherence, yet now other *nix users can too. Ordinary desktop or business users who require applications from another operating system can benefit from a seamless desktop.
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RE[2]: Ordinary user, eh?
by s-peter on Thu 22nd Mar 2007 10:59 UTC in reply to "RE: Ordinary user, eh?"
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Now that the kqemu module is GPL, I don't see a reason why the compilation of the module should be done by the user. Ubuntu (or some third party) could provide binary packages of kqemu for the Feisty kernels.

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