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Pauline McNamara
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Has anyone had any experience with VMWare Fusion? I've done a little bit of work with Parallels, but in the end it still felt kind of klunky.

I ask because it looks like I could update Parallels or, for $10 more, buy VMWare Fusion...
[ November 21, 2007: Message edited by: Pauline McNamara ]
 
Rick Beaver
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I use Fusion professionally every day. I find it very good, much more stable that Parallels. I run Windows XP, Windows Vista, Ubuntu and Fedora 8 with no problem.

Highly recommended.

The new version works very nicely with Leopard in that you can go full screen Windows on one of your Leopard spaces and hot switch between full screen OS X and full screen Windows.
 
Frank Carver
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I notice that you only mention running Windows or Linux OS software. Can you run Leopard in VMWare Fusion?
 
Rick Beaver
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Unfortunately, although technically possible, VMWare (and Parallels) do not allow OS X to be run in a virtual environment. This is due to Apple's restrictive EULA which does not allow Leopard to be virtualised.

OS X Server can be virtualised but only on an Apple branded computer.
 
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