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3D Acceleration and Compiz Inside VirtualBox Guests

http://tombuntu.com

Sun has just released the major 2.2 update to their VirtualBox virtualization software. The most exciting new feature in this release is 3D acceleration for Linux guest operating systems! See the changelog for all the new features and fixes.

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Xen: finishing the job

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Once upon a time, Xen was the hot virtualization story. The Xen developers had a working solution for Linux - using free software - well ahead of anybody else, and Xen looked like the future of virtualization on Linux. Much venture capital chased after that story, and distributors raced to be the first to offer Xen-based virtualization. But, along the way, Xen seemed to get lost.

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Red Hat to Let Xen Drop After Microsoft Hijacked It

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Following Microsoft's hijack of the main virtualisation options, Red Hat turns its back on Xen

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IT Organizations Turn to Linux in Economic Downturn

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New global survey reveals more than half of participants plan to accelerate their adoption of Linux in 2009

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Red Hat and Microsoft Expand Server Virtualization Interoperability

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I saw this story on a financial site, came over to FSDaily to read about it, and saw nothing. The news originator was characterizing this agreement as a VMware killer. Have I missed some important stories recently which makes this irrelevant?

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5 Reasons VirtualBox Rocks My Socks

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I know that virtualization has been around for a while, but until finding VirtualBox, I've never had much success running virtualization software. VirtualBox is different. It's intuitive and easy to use. Here are the top 5 reasons why I love VirtualBox.

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Take this Linux: Windows Boot Sequence Visualized

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I've seen a cool visualization of the Linux boot sequence today. To those who haven't seen it yet, here's the image:According to Perry Hung, the creator:This is a visualization I made for funsies of a linux boot sequence where each function is a node and each edge represents a function call, direct branch, or indirect branch.

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The great Microsoft Windows 7 laptop giveaway!

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Dear Microsoft: I'm writing in regard to your recent FREE LAPTOP COMPUTER giveaway program for members of the industry media/analyst community. It is my understanding that authors and pundits who are "friends" of Microsoft -– i.e.

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andLinux: A great way to virtualize Linux inside of Windows

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There's been a lot written about virtualization recently. However, the traditional apps like VMWare and VirtualBox have always had the problems of speed and integration into the host. Luckily, there is another option: andLinux, a full-blown Ubuntu Gutsy-based distro that has been around for quite a while.

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How Microsoft Uses Novell to Fight GNU/Linux, Xen to Fight VMWare and GNU/Linux

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Techtarget.com may be delivering this news a little too late, but it incorporates some quotes which the publisher sought from Red Hat, Xandros, Novell and some so-called ‘analyst’.

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Speed up QEMU with KVM

http://fosswire.com

If you have been using QEMU for emulating other operating systems, you will find that it runs fairly slow. On average, QEMU will only run at about 20% of the speed of your host system. Obviously, this is a problem.

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Unite Windows and Linux With a Single Mouse Click

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After the success I had with my previous tutorial about how to run Windows and a Linux distribution together on the same computer (with a single monitor, keyboard and mouse and no other magic tricks required), I decided to improve the installation method with an extremely easy-to-use one. The idea is the same as in the previous guide, to obtain a single desktop with two completely different operating systems: Windows XP and Ubuntu Linux!

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Sun Buys Innotek

http://www.thesourceshow.org

Sun Microsystems announced today that they are buying Innotek. You can read the announcement here. In case you don't immediately recognize the name Innotek, they are the makers of the VirtualBox virtualization software that many of us have come to know and love. It's a great alternative to VMWare and they have an Open Source edition as well.

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Sun fires a GPL3 warning shot

http://www.theinquirer.net

SUN IS NOW talking details about xVM, it's new family of VM related management products. There are some previews now, with more meaty bits to follow soon...xVM Ops Center is free to download, it is GPL'd of course

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Marines Find Value in Virtualization

http://www.linuxinsider.com

The U.S. Marine Corps plans to take server virtualization software into war -- literally -- as part of an effort to improve the way it deploys IT on the battlefield. "The Marine Corps has always packed stuff up and taken it to the field -- that is not new," said Maj. Carl Brodhun, the USMC's project officer for enterprise virtualization.

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