With three good virtualization applications on the market, how do you know which one is right for you? The answer depends on how you plan on using your virtualization application.
As far as virtual machine software goes, VirtualBox is a viable alternative to both Fusion and Parallels for running other operating systems on your Intel Mac. Rob Griffiths found VirtualBox more than capable of handling routine computing tasks in both Windows and Linux.
Parallels 4 offers a number of new features that some users may find compelling. However, it has rough edges that make the software feel as though it was rushed out the door without sufficient testing.
VMware Fusion 2.0 lets you run Windows and other operating systems within the Mac OS X on an Intel-powered Macs. The new Fusion has bug fixes and many new features designed to make running alternative operating systems on your Mac as easy as possible.
Learn how to downgrade to an older MySQL version. We also have some general tips for downgrading any program that was installed using Apple’s installer.
Microsoft denied paying a Nigerian contractor to replace the Linux operating system on school computers.
VMware's Fusion software is being used on Macs by CERN for its Large Hadron Collider.
Learn how to use an Apple-provided tool to manage your Mac's AirPort card and connections.
Microsoft said Wednesday it would purchase a further $100 million in coupons for Suse Linux support from Novell.
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