accessible way of creating virtual machine

Christian christian08 at
Wed Mar 19 18:44:59 UTC 2008

Hi Mike,
Just read your blog, very interesting. I think I will be going for VirtualBox even though the qemu driver also looks promising. Eventuall i will try both as well!
I am tired of having to reboot into windows if there is just one thing I have to do that doesn't work in Linux.
All the best,

On 2008-03-19 at 13:35 Mike Gorse wrote:

>I've recently experimented briefly with all three of these programs and 
>wrote a blog post about it:
>It is possible that some of the issues I ran into could be worked out (I 
>didn't spend very long with any of the programs), and your mileage may 
>How you create the image will depend on which application you are using 
>(qemu-img for qemu, VBoxManage for VirtualBox, or the vmware gui for 
>VMware.  VirtualBox also has a gui, but it is qt-based).
>-- Mike Gorse / AIM:linvortex / --
>On Wed, 19 Mar 2008, Kristoffer Gustafsson wrote:
>> Hello!
>> I want to run a virtual machine on the computer. windows and linux. with
>linux as the main os.
>> I've gotten both qemu, virtualbox and vmware at work.
>> Wich is the best and most accessible?
>> Also, how do I create the image?
>> /Kristoffer
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