Virtualisation options for newbies

Discussion in 'sandboxing & virtualization' started by Ulysses_, Apr 19, 2020.

  1. Ulysses_

    Ulysses_ Registered Member

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    Was trying to convince friends to switch to Linux Mint or Peppermint for whatever they do on the internet, and run Big-Brother malware Windows in VM's only and for offline tasks mainly. Host would be Windows initially to avoid linux installation troubles. In the future it could be linux too, in a usb flash drive.

    VMware workstation player seems reasonable but is not open-source. Virtualbox is missing USB support. What are some other options for newbies? Ability to run Windows guests is essential.
     
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  3. Ulysses_

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    Is USB still supported if we go for pure open-source virtualbox?
     
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