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VirtualBox 3.1: Beginner's Guide by Alfonso V Romero

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Chapter 1. Getting to Work with VirtualBox

Hi, and welcome to this book about VirtualBox, the best virtualization software I've ever used! Instead of boring you with a chapter full of theory to explain all the "knicks and knacks" about VirtualBox, I'm going to give you a tiny introduction to virtualization and then jump straight ahead into the installation process, ok?

In this chapter you will:

  • Learn about virtualization and how you can take advantage of this technology
  • Learn to install VirtualBox on Windows XP
  • Learn to install VirtualBox on Ubuntu Linux

And now, let the show begin...

Running multiple virtual machines

The first time I heard about VirtualBox was when I was looking for something to help me make tutorials for Windows users trying to learn ...

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