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November 21, 2007 07:10 PM PST

For some cross platform developers a Mac laptop + virtualization software represents the 'holy grail' or rather the 'holy trinity' of technology - the ability to run OSX, Windows and Linux on one machine. George decided this wasn't good enough. After maxing his Blackbook to 4G ram and installing VmWare Fusion he installed 3 additional operating systems for a total of four!

OSX Leopard
Vista
Ubuntu 7.10
Solaris 10.2

Low Res YouTube Video:

To see the full res JingProject video capture click here. By the way JingProject is this cool cross platform utility that combines screen / video capture, annotation and file hosting. You should check it out.


Comments (5)
Paul, November 21, 2007 07:54 PM:

Solaris: for when you have too much empty disk.

John, November 21, 2007 10:08 PM:

What you're not a fan of the Java Desktop? Or as Fred likes to call it, Gnome. Boy I really wish Sun would have won the OS wars instead of Microsoft. Yeah right.

J, November 24, 2007 05:42 PM:

Impressive - but let's see you replace that Solaris with BeOS!

J, November 27, 2007 01:12 PM:

Actually... have you guys tried to virtualize VxWorks for Intel?

John, November 27, 2007 01:22 PM:

Vx What?






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