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What software should I buy to have a macOS VM on my Linux machine?

Motivation I work on a Linux machine, but I teach people who also work on Windows and macOS. In order to see things from their point of view, I would like to also have access to the Windows and macOS ...
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USB bootable virtual machine creator

I wanted to know if there is a bootable system that creates a virtual machine from an "offline system" resident in the local HD, and if there is a bootable core system to run virtual ...
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Is there a decent alternative to Oracle's VirtualBox with similar UX, feature set, and stability?

I'm looking for an alternative to Oracle's (formerly Sun's) VirtualBox virtualization suite. There have been no changes in the last six months or so, and I'm worried the virtualization suite might get ...
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Lightest-weight OS to run Chrome in VM

I want to run Chrome in a VM (VirtualBox on Mac) for some testing. However, I don't really care which OS I use for it. Which would be the lightest OS I could run Chrome on? I imagine it would be some ...
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Transfer proxmox raw disk to hyper-v

I run several proxmox in my lab. Now I want to play with hyper-v and avoid creating virtual mashines from scratch. Can you recommend any tools for raw to vhdx conversion?
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Best Windows Gaming Virtual Machine Software for Linux (Debian/Ubuntu)? Criteria provided

What's the best virtaul machine software that supports Linux (Debian/Ubuntu) for gaming on Windows (Windows 10)? My considerations are (without order of importance): Performance - highest performance ...
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Cloud Desktop with software included for fee

Are there any cloud desktop providers (similar to Paperspace) which include software packages such as Adobe Creative Cloud installed on their systems ready for you to use? (and instead of paying Adobe ...
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Browser-based Cyber Labs Assessment Tool

Situation: I want to provide a side panel for assessment purposes, in addition to a web browser session to a virtual machine. Crude graphical representation of web browser as below:- ------------------...
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Software for tracking the changes within a folder?

I'm trying to decide on a Linux distro to put onto a USB, and use as a portable "computer". One of the main factors in deciding on said Distro is how much it writes to the USB during regular use. So I ...
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Software to clone one OS from a dual boot, save the file, and then run it virtually from inside the other operating system

I am unsure of the capabilities of software like VirtualBox, or if this or another similar utility can perform this function. What I would like to do is have two different operating systems installed ...
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Software to view multiple VM screens

I need to connect to multiple VMs at once. I remember using a software that manages all the connections & opens the VMs as tabs within the screen. I simply have to click on the tab to open that ...
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Need a VM/Linux combo for Windows 7

I'd like to run Linux in a virtual machine on Windows 7 SP1 for the immediate goal of safe browsing. There are at least three aspects to it: Compatibility. The whole Windows-VM-Linux harness should ...
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Several virtual computers on the one Virtual Box

I have a trouble with run several similar virtual machines (computers) on the one Virtual Box (VB). But I can run one virtual machine on the VB. I use main operation system (OS) is Windows 7 ...
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Is there any free backup solution for Vmware VMs?

My client has 10 virtual machines at present,and he want to test a suitable free backup solution for backing up his Vmware environment before make a final decision.
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What kind of backup software could protect my Openstack VMs?

I compare some mianstream backup solutions like vinchin,commvault,and so on.but until now I haven't decide which is suitable. I need two features:copy backups to offsite,agentless backup.Thanks.
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Looking for free and simple OS virtualisation software

I've recently trie to re-use Virtual Box (6.0) with which I have had good experiences in the past, but recently it was much dissatisfying. My main OS is Windows 10 and I tried installing various Linux ...
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Emulator to run an application as if its on a different CPU

Can anyone recommend an emulator (ideally open source and available for Debian 9 or RHEL7) which would allow me to run a program as if it is running on a slightly different CPU? I typically use ...
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Use xcode in platform other than Mac OS?

Is there any way to use xcode in platform other than Mac OS? I don't want to use virtual box. Any help? PS: Xcode emulator also works.
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Is the Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack open source? Are there FOSS alternatives? [closed]

I was wondering whether Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack is open source. Unlike VirtualBox itself it looks like it isn't. It adds support for USB 2.0, for RDP and disk encryption. Are there any ...
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Is their an official macOS download for virtual machines?

I want to use Xcode to develop iOS apps, but I only have a laptop with Windows software, and I know about virtual machines like VirtualBox and VMware, so I wondered: "Is their an official way to get ...
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Is there a WineHQ Equivalent that runs Mac programs on Windows?

Been looking for an equivalent to WineHQ that instead lets you run Mac applications on Windows. All I'm seeing so far is Virtual Environments. Anyone know if a tool like this exists? Thanks!
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Virtualbox, containers and the optimal solution environment for data science

I am trying to figure out the best combination for the following day to day activities. I am a fresh graduate and I just started playing around with programming and learning about different virtual ...
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Online virtual machine for malware tests?

I can remember a website that allowed people to upload malware to test it on their virtual machine server. There was a screenshot of a virtual Windows XP machine, updated every ~5 minutes. I am ...
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Virtual machine with GPU shift option

I need a strong virtual machine generator with an option to shift hardware such as graphics cards and hard drives(HDD and SSD) and more. it also has to be gratis. thanks for any recommendation!
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Setup a Fedora-based Kubernetes cluster knowing I'll need VMs

I'm new to Kubernetes, and trying to figure out the best way to handle VMs in my particular (homelab) setup. Specifically, I need a software to handle the integration between Kubernetes and the VM ...
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Docker container to surf via I2P network

I'm looking for a docker container for surfing the internet anonymously via I2P network inside the Linux container. It should be easy to use and connect to I2P network on startup. I could use ...
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App to build a Virtual Box VDI virtual machine for Ubuntu

I make quite a few VirtualBox VMs; for instance, one for development, one for gaming, etc and then to put a fair bit of research time into getting the VM just right. Is there an app which uses a ...
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How to access windows from MAC machine?

I am using MACbook pro with processor 2.5GHz I need to use a software that is supported by only Windows OS at the moment. What are my options please? I cant afford to buy windows machine now. As an ...
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Freeware VirtualMachine software with snaphots feature

I use VirtualBox which has the snapshot feature. VirtualBox-guest has long loading times for Internet and hard disk. I will try it with Windows-guest as well. But with Vmware Workstation player I didn'...
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Is there a free method to share a USB device from a hyper-v host to a guest VM?

I have a requirement to attach a USB device to a hyper-v host, and get it connected to a guest VM. Looks like there are hardware solutions, or software solutions cost over $100, but the only free/...
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If there is a software for Mac similar to WinSCP on Windows?

I use VMware Fusion created a VM(Linux) in my Mac, but I don't know how to delivery the data from my Mac to the VM. If the VM is on the Windows I can use the WinSCP to load data to it, but how can I ...
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Are there any OS X hypervisors that allow nested virtualisation?

I am preparing for the RHCSA exam and am using a CentOS 7 VM to practice. One of the objectives is to be able to configure a KVM VM using Virtual Machine Manager and hence my CentOS VM's emulated CPU ...
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On-demand virtual machine hosting

Not sure if this counts as a software recommendation. I need a virtual machine to run some raytracing software. It does not need a big hard disk or fast network connection. Just a really fast CPU (...
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Which software can implement the function of virtualbox and have other functions?

I noticed that there is a software which can have the function of Filezilla and code editor, and work like as a virtual box. It contains many useful features. Could anyone recommend the name of such ...
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Desktopless Virtual Machine for Windows

TL;DR: I'm looking for a Windows version of Parallels Headless Mode, to run Windows. I'm looking for virtual machine software that can run different programs that aren't confined by the limits of the ...
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What software can turn HDL into a Schematic?

HDL is used to create Hardware Descriptions as the name suggests. However I am wondering what is the next step in creating hardware from HDL?
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“Bullet proof parental control software?”

Is there such a thing as "bulletproof" parental control software? With one installation, I want it to work regardless of what I do in terms of adding operating systems or virtual machines to my ...
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Why use Vagrant [closed]

Thought this would be the best place to put this, but having a debate with someone at work about using vagrant for projects, and aside from having a dedicated setup for all projects that matches our ...
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On-Premise and on-demand Lab VM

Problem - I am consolidating the management of my company's short-life-Windows-VM needs. I would like to templatize servers loaded up with versions of our software, which could then be repeatedly (and ...
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Is there a Cloud Management Platform that can control/manage hosted, open source Linux VMs?

Is there a CMP that can manage QEMU/KVM VMs without OpenStack? Is there a CMP that can integrate with oVirt? I want to manage a hybrid cloud (AWS and on-premises VMs) with the same application. I ...
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Linux tty in guest virtual machine for windows 7

I was unable to find any similar thread. Cygwin is not compatible with some bash/make commands. And I'm searching for a native Cygwin analogue for windows 7 with these features: tty only mode (for ...
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Container-based virtual machine solution like Docker?

I'm trying to find a solution to build a consistent development environment across different machines: Windows PC, Windows laptop, MacBook … Recently I learned Docker, the concept attracts me. But ...
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Virtual Machine software with templating and launching multiple instances of the template

Amazon EC2 lets you bundle an instance into an AMI (Amazon Machine Image), think of it like a building a template. Then you can rapidly launch multiple instances of that image. Is there a ...
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Clutter-free Android emulator for Win/Linux

I've just purchased Threema, a smartphone messenger that respects privacy, to run through an Android emulator on my computer. I thought that choosing an Android emulator should be easy, but, so far, I ...
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Backup for windows VMs and Data

My Setup Lab1 Server has two drives M: Data around 1.7GB V: VMWare Virtual Machines around 2GB Z: I use this drive to backup both M: and V: i used Windows Servers backup, a Full backup takes 24+...
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VMware Workstation Player snapshots

I have several virtual machines in VMware Workstation 12 Player on my local computer, and I need to take snapshots of some of the machines from time to time. Unfortunately, the free version does not ...
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Tracking Users login & logout details using software for VM (Virtual Machine -Windows OS)

I have hosted a VM (Virtual Machine - Windows OS) on a server. Anyone can login into this VM if he/she has credential and we have common credential. All the users login with same username (...
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Host OS for multiple VMs

I am looking for an operating system that was designed to run virtual machines. My requirements: Preferably some distro of Linux (ideally Debian-based, but doesn't matter) Not be GPU intensive (I ...
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Software for hyper-v vm manager

I have several hyper-v virtual machines and I want a software to show virtual machines in tabs ( like browser tabs! ) so I can switch between them quickly.
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Free software appliance for graphite and grafana

I know there is a commercial appliance made by NetApp but I am searching for a "readymade" virtual machine which contains: the operating system (which will presumably be Linux only) graphite ...