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VMware Player

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VMware Player is a freeware virtualization software product from VMware, Inc. (a division of EMC Corporation) for personal non-commercial use.
http://www.vmware.com/products/player/

There are several options for playing a Puppy Linux virtual machine hosted within a Windows environment. These are:
All of these programs are free for non-commercial use.

Virtual Computing from Both Directions

There is some confusion when reading about virtual computers. The relation of Host and Guest machines must be established before further discussion is possible.

Puppy Linux as Guest

In order to run a Puppy Linux virtual computer within a Windows host using VMware Player, your host computer needs to have the free VMware Player software installed. The installation is pretty simple, and so is not detailed here. Click the header link to see how to set it up under a Windows host.


Puppy Linux as Host

In order to run another virtual computer within a Puppy Linux host using VMware Player, your Puppy computer needs to have the free VMware Player software installed. The installation is kind of involved, and so will be described in some detail. Click the header link to see how to set up VMware under a Puppy Linux host.

VMware Player for Puppy:
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=35356


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