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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Seeking recommendations for virtualization sof
Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Seeking recommendations for virtualization software
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 14:11:05 -0400
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On 09/25/2016 11:41 AM, Serge Hooge wrote:
On Sun, 25 Sep 2016 12:49:02 +0530
Yogesh G <address@hidden> wrote:
Use virtualbox. it's the easiest to run on Windows and the most
convenient. There's an "open-source" version of this available at
It appears that "certain features" of Virtualbox are still very much
non-free software. In other words, it contains non-free blobs.
Is there a version that is actually entirely free?
From my limited exploration, I found that there is a limited version of
VirtualBox that is GPL2. That, and the fact that it's Oracle,
discouraged me from using it. I did check that out before I posted;
it's the best-known choice. I started looking beyond that, and that's
when I realized I should seek input from others.
I might add that I'm using GNU/Linux (Mageia). My purpose in trying out
other distros is to do some limited use testing of several distros. I'm
going to try them out with some people with whom I've been discussing
usability and convenience of Free software, and I wanted to try out
several different systems, and virtualization would make this fairly
Thanks very much for all the posts so far!
Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Seeking recommendations for virtualization software, Adonay Felipe Nogueira, 2016/09/25
Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Seeking recommendations for virtualization software, Fabián Rodríguez, 2016/09/25