[CentOS] Best way to virtualize Windows XP on Centos

Wed Feb 19 22:49:18 UTC 2014
Joseph Spenner <joseph85750 at yahoo.com>

On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 12:33 PM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote:

> On 2/19/2014 12:20 PM, Frank Cox wrote:
>> I was looking at virtualbox.  Is this the best approach?  I get the impression that there are special kernel modules that are required for virtualbox, but if I install dkms then that will be automatically handled for me whenever there is a kernel upgrade.  Install dkms, install the virtualbox repo, install virtualbox rpms, set up image, done.  Is that all there is to it?  Would something other than virtualbox be better?
> VBox is darn simple, and works quite well.

Another nice feature about VirtualBox is it has the option of "Remote Desktop" access to the VMs built in, if you chose to select that option in the Admin tool.  Comes in real handy for Windows VMs, which don't lend themselves well to being managed.