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Virtualization Made Easy In Ubuntu 8.04

Michael Larabel

Published on 30 January 2008
Written by Michael Larabel
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If you have enough processing power, you can easily fire up multiple virtual machines, run them simultaneously with KVM, and manage all of them through virt-manager with ease while keeping track of the resource usage.

Firing up a few Linux distributions is painless with virt-manager and you can even pause a live VM.

Virt-manager / libvirt makes Linux virtualization incredibly easy to use -- for nearly anyone -- while at the same time being very feature-rich and sets the stage for more virtualized innovations to come in the future. Virt-manager is a great addition for Ubuntu 8.04 "Hardy Heron" and will certainly open up more users to the growing world of virtualization.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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