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[Notice: Only programming-related questions are on-topic] Oracle VM VirtualBox is an x86 virtualization software package, now developed by Oracle Corporation

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Linux ubuntu easier

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"Vmware doesn t seem to have the same issue;running on linux virtualbox seems much happier and linux can be very light weight"

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Virtual box based development for windows

"At home w ubuntu linux virtualbox is easier to maintain performs as well as i require and is free;vmware player is too feature limited"

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Benchmark: VMware vs Virtualbox

Free powerfull good

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"Virtualbox free but less powerfull than vmware"

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What are some ways that I can develop C++ apps in Linux from a Windows workstation?

"Even though vmware has been faster for me i still use virtualbox because it s good enough and is free and im cheap"

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Benchmark: VMware vs Virtualbox

Better slower server

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"Virtualbox is slower than vmware"

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Hadoop Hortonworks servers down

"In my experience i ve found that vmware seems to be faster than virtualbox although i don t have any hard data to back it up"

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Benchmark: VMware vs Virtualbox

"From my experience vmware 5 is faster than virtualbox 4.2 rc3 and has better smp performance"

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VMWare Player vs VMWare Workstation

"Fwiw i have never gotten freebsd to work properly under virtualbox perhaps if you need that you would be better off with vmware which does"

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A Development Machine in VirtualBox - (Debian-min vs ArchLinux vs recommend-one)

"I am not sure if vmware server will be much better than virtualbox"

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Compiling and running cross-platform test environment

Others

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Im trying very hard to like virtualbox but so far i find it so much worse than vmware in so many ways

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VirtualBox Fullscreen Host OS Toolbar still visible

And frankly if you re doing that then yes it s a real pita and vmware is way easier;my biggest beef with virtualbox is that you can t take a vm and move a vm plus a vm snapshots and branches to another pc

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Am I wrong to give up on Virtual Box after a bad performance on some disaster recovery trial scenarios?

See this virtualbox ticket you may have more luck with vmware as indicated in the comments

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Minikube on VM: this computer doesn't have vt-x/amd-v enabled

Just make sure that when you add the vmdk into vmware don t click upgrade format when prompted keep the current one in case virtualbox doesn t accept it;you can use vmware player to resize a vmdk

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How to resize a VirtualBox vmdk file

I really miss this feature on virtualbox because i find vmware to be bloated and it slows the host system down much more than virtualbox does;as far as i know virtualbox does not support it but vmware does even in their free vmware

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Enable hyper-V on Windows 2012

Vmware has more features but costs 80 virtualbox on the other hand is more basic but is free for most users see virtualbox licensing faq for details

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How can I test my web pages in Microsoft Internet Explorer on a Mac?

However i found that vmware is much more stable full screen resolution much much better to handle the iphone connection via usb and i didn t have yet any crash when on virtualbox it s quite often

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Rad Studio 10 and Mac OSX Sierra (virtualbox guest)

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