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VMWare Converter and Windows Vs. Linux System Calls

Posted in Uncategorized by Kevin Colyar on February 6, 2007

Convert Physical Machines to Virtual Machines

Could be useful when upgrading to a new computer. Gives you the ability to save an image of your old computer and run it as a virtual machine on your new computer. Nice if you need to run a legacy app or get to old data.

http://www.vmware.com/products/converter/

Why Windows is less secure than Linux

“The basic argument goes like this. In its long evolution, Windows has grown so complicated that it is harder to secure. Well these images make the point very well.”

http://blogs.zdnet.com/threatchaos/?p=311


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  1. Hehe, I remember seeing that Windows/Linux image a few months ago. I was surprised at how messy Windows is. No wonder it’s so hard to write a device driver for that operating system. šŸ™‚


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