caroline at solutiongrove.com
Tue Mar 24 10:48:03 EDT 2009
On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 10:43 AM, Wade Brainerd <wadetb at gmail.com> wrote:
> I do pretty much all my Sugar development on VMs running under Windows
> XP. I primarily use VMware but have used QEMU a bit too.
Will VMWare do what we need for free? Are you voting for VMWare over the
> Sebastien has been producing Virtual Appliance images for the recent
> releases which (mostly) work fine with VMware, VirtualBox, Parallels,
> Note that the 15 March version is good (works fine) but the 21 March
> version does not boot (should maybe be deleted?).
Ok I'll try the March 15 version on my mac today. Hopefully that process
will help me understand how to do it on Windows2000 also.
These are standard SoaS. To make this work in a computer lab we need more of
a boot-helper version that lets multiple kids use it with their files on a
> 2009/3/24 Caroline Meeks <caroline at solutiongrove.com>:
> > Hi,
> > VMWare recently made some stuff open source. Is anyone familiar with it?
> > As I work in the schools it looks to me like a virtual machine will be a
> > bigger part of the solution then I had originally thought.
> > My vision is we have volunteers come in and install a VM on the schools
> > computers so students and staff can access it without rebooting out of
> > Windows or MacOX. We would need to create a VM that looked for user
> > identity and data on a USB stick or some other external medium. So my
> > question how hard is this? It seems fairly similar to what I've been
> > a "boot helper".
> > The next question is should we be looking at Virtual Box or VMWare? We
> > need to support MacOS10 and Windows2000!!!. That is what is in the
> > we are working with. (They have non-intel Macs also, but I'm guessing
> > is hopless)
> > The final question is who can help? I don't think people with VM
> > are necessarily thinking to themselves, "gee, what I know could help
> > millions of kids". Does anyone know any experts or where we should go to
> > look for them?
> > Thanks!
> > Caroline
> > --
> > Caroline Meeks
> > Solution Grove
> > Caroline at SolutionGrove.com
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