Virtual Computer

Performance of nowadays personal computers is more, than one would expect. They can even run two or more computers in the same time, actually virtual computers, which can share resources of real physical computer. For users of Windows there are several options, one of them is VM VirtualBox from Oracle, under GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2.
For example for small work, it’s possible to create 8GB virtual hard drive, to place ISO image, let’s say Ubuntu Desktop 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) into DVD virtual drive, and install it into virtual hard drive. Don’t forget about sudo -s for root session. With Guests Applications it can even share (network) folders. Command could be for example like
mount -t vboxsf   S_DRIVE /home/joedoe/sdrive/ , if you share network drive S:. Thus is very easy to cooperate and share data between Windows and Linux.

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