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VirtualBox 3.1: Beginner's Guide by Alfonso V Romero

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Summary

This chapter was a hands-on introduction to VirtualBox, the best virtualization software out there!

Specifically, we covered:

  • What virtualization is, and how we can use VirtualBox to run several virtual machines inside a physical host
  • How to install VirtualBox on Windows environments
  • How to install VirtualBox on Linux environments
  • How to create, configure, and run a test virtual machine

Now that you have VirtualBox installed and running, you're ready to delve into the VirtualBox world! In the following chapter, I'll show you how to create, configure, and run your own Ubuntu Linux virtual machine in any host operating system supported by VirtualBox!

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