I was wanting to play around with something in a VM the other day. I was curious what was available for free, if anything, for windows. I quickly came across Virtual Box ( http://www.virtualbox.org/ ). Downloaded, Installed. No Problem! Works really nicely.
It was commercial software (by sun (now oracle)) that turned open source.
In terms of a license it says :-
In summary, the VirtualBox PUEL allows you to use VirtualBox free of charge
- for personal use or, alternatively,
- for product evaluation.
An interesting feature it has is built in RDP. Which is useful if you have a guest OS that doesn’t support RDP.
Speaking of RDP….. which I will in my next blog post… I learnt something REALLY useful the other day.