I'm trying to run Ubuntu 15 in virtual machine on Windows 8.1, I had experience with Parallel on mac it work perfectly so I'm looking for its alternative if it's possible on windows. Any Ideas?

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    Please do not ask for best, that does not exist. Read meta.softwarerecs.stackexchange.com/questions/336/…, edit your question and put in a list of requirements. As it is now, we could recommend any VM. – user416 May 7 '15 at 10:31
  • ok Jan Thank you – Abdessamad Doughri May 7 '15 at 13:31
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    You might consider VMware, but I strongly prefer [VirtualBox][1], from Sun, which is free. AFAIK, it is the leader in such programs. Certainly most companies which I have worked at use it and I have used it happily for years at home. You can create your own VM from an ISO, or download one from [here][2]. [1]: virtualbox.org [2]: virtualboximages.com/veedeeeyes/vdi/index – Mawg May 8 '15 at 9:19

Oracle makes VirtualBox and there's also VMWare in the marketplace.

Both of them work pretty well in my experience, though I've used VirtualBox more recently.

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