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Virtualbox

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The virtualizer you need to run Windows or Mac OS x on Linux and viceversa

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VirtualBox is an Open Source virtualization tool that allows you to run Windows under Linux and viceversa.

In fact VirtualBox creates a virtual unit in the HD where the virtualized OS is installed and you can access it as if you were actually running it. You can install a large number of guest operating systems, including Windows 7, XP, Vista, Solaris, Ubuntu, Debian, Mandriva, Mac OS X server and may more.

The wizard will ask you to reserve at least a minimum of 64 MB RAM for the virtual OS.

Nowadays you can virtualize: Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Linux 2.4, Linux 2.6, OS/2 Warp, OpenBSD, FreeBSD, DOS/Windows 3.x, etc.

There are many advantages when virtualizing because you can access and execute an application that only works under a certain OS when using another one. safe time, not having to restart the machine to use the other O.S.,...
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How to virtualize Android-x86 on VirtualBox

The Android-x86 project has now been in effect for several months. It’s a free and open initiative to take the Android operating system to computers with AMD and Intel processors instead of limiting it to the ARM architecture that is standard on smartphones and tablets. When you use the Linux kernel, it’s possible to install and run Android natively on desktop computers. In this tutorial we’re going to virtualize Android 4.4 Kit-Kat using VirtualBox, although you can extend to a real installation of the operating system on a computer by burning the ISO onto your hard disk or running it via USB.
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Requirements

Distribution: [url=http://ubuntu-11-04.en.uptodown.com/ubuntu/]Ubuntu 11.04[/url]
Architecture: i386

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