Re: Alternative to VMware?

From: Joel Konkle-Parker (
Date: 02/03/04

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    Massimiliano wrote:
    > Joel Konkle-Parker wrote:
    >> I really want to get a copy of VMware, but I don't have $140 for the
    >> student version. So I'm looking for alternatives. I just want some
    >> kind of sandbox where I can test out new software, distros, etc,
    >> without rebooting into a seperate partition.
    > To try some distros you can use user-mode-linux

    Doesn't the guest OS's kernel need to be modified to work with uml?
    Also, you can't test livecds and installation routines and such with
    uml, can you?

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