I'm running VirtualBox on Sierra with a Windows 7 Guest VM. How can I increase the space available to the VM? I started with 20GB but I realise now it wasn't nearly enough.

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ZoomText, MAGic, JAWS in VMWare/Lab Manager I need to test the base code while using accommodations functions within accessibility software packages like ZoomText, MAGic, JAWS, etc. These programs do not play well together, and so must be separated. I don't have enough physical boxes, so we thought, ah ha! VMWare to the rescue. Now when installing in the virtual environment, JAWS continually prompts for the serial number for activation, even when it has been entered. Furthermore, the cursor splits when using the magnification feature, leaving two cursors - one the default size and one the magnified size. Obviously this creates …

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Do you need 10 reasons to use Linux-based virtualization? Linux is the chosen virtualization platform for Cloud vendors, virtualization software companies and the largest IT companies in the world. What do they know that you don't? Here's the list of 10 reasons in reverse order (Actually there's no particular order except for the number 1 reason). 10. [B]Big Vendor Support[/B] - VMware, Citrix, Red Hat and Ubuntu are your big commercial vendors using Linux for their virtualization technology. Why do they use it? Various reasons but the top reason is performance. 9. [B]Price[/B] - Yes, I know I'm beating a …

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Major players in the laptop computer market go virtual with Linux. [URL="http://www.hp.com"]HP[/URL], [URL="http://www.lenovo.com"]Lenovo[/URL], and now [URL="http://www.dell.com"]Dell[/URL] offer laptops that have a Linux Mode. Linux Mode in the Dell Latitude line offers the user a minimal environment where one can surf the web, check email, and perform a few other tasks. In this mode that boots in 2 seconds, the battery lasts about 19 hours. What's the magic that makes this happen, you ask? An [URL="http://www.arm.com"]ARM[/URL] embedded processor and a special version of Linux designed specifically for the ARM. From the ARM website: [INDENT][COLOR="Green"]ARM is the industry's leading provider of 32-bit …

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Welcome to Crystal Ball Sunday #8! Today's discussion focuses on Virtual Appliances which are small virtual machines designed for a very specific purpose. There are Virtual Appliance Email servers, VPN servers, Firewalls, Routers, Dial-in servers, DNS servers, CMS application servers, and the list goes on and on. I had this Crystal Ball vision while writing the virtual networking and storage chapter of my upcoming book, [I]Practical Virtualization Solutions [/I](Pearson/Prentice Hall). In this chapter, I was explaining how to create a VPN server virtual machine using Windows 2003 Server when I had the brainstorm that there were probably some Virtual Appliances …

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