[GLLUG] Windows virtual machine - KVM vs XEN vs Virtualbox

James Courtier-Dutton james.dutton at gmail.com
Mon Aug 26 16:46:29 UTC 2013

On Aug 26, 2013 8:59 AM, "Dylan" <dylan at dylan.me.uk> wrote:
> Hi All
> What are the pros and cons between KVM, XEN and Virtualbox for setting up
either WinXP or Vista in a VM? The guest system would only be used
occasionally for Windows-only applications (3D graphics editors)
> Thanks for any comments
> Dylan

wine is an option, particularly if 3d support is needed. wine already plays
3d games well.
Obviously wine is not a lot of help if your windows app won't run on it.
I find forcing wine to 32bit even on 64bit linux helps in many cases.

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