[hcs-d] VMWare?

Kane Hsieh kane.hsieh at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 20:00:52 EDT 2012


What does "beer"-free mean?

On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 4:55 PM, Joshua Kroll <kroll at cs.princeton.edu> wrote:

> I'm not sure I understand your question. VMWare Workstation and
> VirtualBox are separate products developed by separate companies. I
> don't know what CS50 is doing, but VirtualBox is both "beer" and "GPL"
> free: https://www.virtualbox.org (of course, the core VirtualBox
> development team is now owned by Oracle, so YMMV with one or both of
> those in the future).
>
> FWIW, I have used VirtualBox with many host/guest combinations and
> been quite happy. Is there something it doesn't do that you're looking
> for specifically?
>
> On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 1:21 PM, Amy Tai <atai at college.harvard.edu> wrote:
> > Sorry, I meant free, obviously. It looks like CS50 is just handing out
> > VirtualBox nowadays (although if anyone has info about if CS50 does it,
> > please let me kno. I know they used to). I have VirtualBox now but
> looking
> > to upgrade.
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 3:53 PM, Amy Tai <atai at college.harvard.edu>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> How do I get my hands on a copy of VMWare workstation?
> >
> >
> >
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