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VirtualBox 3.1: Beginner's Guide by Alfonso V Romero

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To run VirtualBox, you need a host PC with a 32- or 64-bit Intel or AMD CPU 1.5 GHz or faster, at least 512 MB of RAM and 30 MB of disk space. However, you must take into account the fact that each virtual machine will require additional disk space, and the more memory you can get your hands on, the better your experience with VirtualBox will be, especially when dealing with new guest operating systems like Windows 7. So in short, any recent Intel or AMD processor will do, but get all the RAM and hard disk space you can!

You can use a Windows XP/Vista/7, Mac OS X, OpenSolaris, or Linux host operating system. I recommend using an Ubuntu Linux or Windows 7 host. For the guest operating systems, you can use practically ...

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