Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 8th May 2002 16:41 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes The open source Bochs, VMware Workstation by VMware, Inc. and VirtualPC from Connectix are applications that virtualize or emulate the x86 hardware, allowing you to run multiple operating systems on top of a "host" operating system that these three applications run upon. This means that you will be able to run Linux or FreeBSD or other supported "guest" OSes under Windows, Linux (or Macintosh), inside a window or fullscreen. But which one delivers the best performance for the money? And what about the free Bochs?
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Terminal Server
by Antarius on Thu 9th May 2002 00:13 UTC

To those of you who have Windows (any version) running as a guest OS:

Would it be possible to have a Linux or BSD box, running a few copies of Windows (in different X sessions), piping the output via VNC (or TightVNC) to other machines on the network?

I'm hoping to migrate from a Windows 2000 Server (running Terminal Services) to a Linux or BSD based box. At this stage there is only one application that I cannot replace with an open sourced solution.

Crossover Office (Or Transgamings WineX) is my next hope until/if there is a native Linux/BSD version of this accounting package.

(I've actually offered to port the OSX version to BSD & Linux for free, yet they still give me the brush off "Linux is not part of our plans right now..." because "there is no market for it..." response. I feel an online petition coming on...)