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What is QEMU ?

QEMU  is a general open source processor emulator and virtualizer
When used as a machine emulator, QEMU can run OSes and programs made
for one machine (e.g. an ARM board) on a different machine (e.g. your
own PC). By using dynamic translation, it achieves very good
performances.When used as a virtualizer, QEMU achieves near native performances by executing the guest code directly on the host CPU.

To know more about QEMU visit here http://wiki.qemu.org/Main_Page

How to install QEMU in ubuntu 9.10 ?

Open the terminal from, Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal
type sudo apt-get install qemu
Type qemu in the command line & check whether it is installed or not .

If u see the above screen after typing the qemu command, it shows qemu is installed.
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Hi i got an opportunity to learn about Open Source Virtualization technologies.

Under this category i would like to share my knowledge of Virtualization to open source world.

First of all let me define what virtualization means.

Virtualization :

Virtualization is the process of running a  another operating system (guest) inside a operating system (host) with the help virtualization software.

Some of the open source virtualization software includes

1. QEMU
2. KVM
3. Xen
4. OpenVZ
5. VirtualBox

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