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What is Oracle VirtualBox?

VirtualBox is being actively developed with frequent releases and has an ever growing list of features, supported guest operating systems and platforms it runs on. VirtualBox is a community effort backed by a dedicated company: everyone is encouraged to contribute while Oracle ensures the product always meets professional quality criteria.

What is the full form of VirtualBox?

VirtualBox. Oracle VM VirtualBox (formerly Sun VirtualBox, Sun xVM VirtualBox and Innotek VirtualBox) is a free and open-source hosted hypervisor for x86 virtualization, developed by Oracle Corporation. Created by Innotek GmbH, it was acquired by Sun Microsystems in 2008, which was, in turn, acquired by Oracle in 2010.

Who owns VirtualBox?

Created by Innotek GmbH, it was acquired by Sun Microsystems in 2008, which was, in turn, acquired by Oracle in 2010. VirtualBox may be installed on Windows, macOS, Linux, Solaris and OpenSolaris.

What is vboxwebsrv?

The Oracle VM VirtualBox web service, vboxwebsrv, is used for controlling Oracle VM VirtualBox remotely. It is documented in detail in the Oracle VM VirtualBox Software Development Kit (SDK). See Chapter 11, Oracle VM VirtualBox Programming Interfaces.

What is Oracle VM VirtualBox?

Oracle VM VirtualBox is a free, open source, cross-platform application for creating, managing and running virtual machines (VMs). Virtual machines are computers whose hardware components are emulated by the host computer.

What is the full form of VirtualBox?

VirtualBox. Oracle VM VirtualBox (formerly Sun VirtualBox, Sun xVM VirtualBox and Innotek VirtualBox) is a free and open-source hosted hypervisor for x86 virtualization, developed by Oracle Corporation. Created by Innotek GmbH, it was acquired by Sun Microsystems in 2008, which was, in turn, acquired by Oracle in 2010.

Can Oracle VirtualBox run multiple virtual machines with different operating systems?

Here is a picture of Oracle VirtualBox running multiple virtual machines with different operating systems installed: The operating system running inside a virtual machine is known as the guest operating system. You install and manage the guest OS in much the same way like you would do with an operating system on a physical machine.

What is a VirtualBox guest OS?

The operating system running in the VM is called the guest OS. VirtualBox supports Windows, Linux, or macOS as its host OS. When configuring a virtual machine, the user can specify how many CPU cores, and how much RAM and disk space should be devoted to the VM. When the VM is running, it can be paused.

Is VirtualBox owned by Oracle?

Created by Innotek GmbH, it was acquired by Sun Microsystems in 2008, which was, in turn, acquired by Oracle in 2010. VirtualBox may be installed on Windows, macOS, Linux, Solaris and OpenSolaris. There are also ports to FreeBSD and Genode.

What operating systems does VirtualBox run on?

Presently, VirtualBox runs on Windows, Linux, Macintosh, and Solaris hosts and supports a large number of guest operating systems including but not limited to Windows (NT 4.0, 2000, XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10), DOS/Windows 3.x, Linux (2.4, 2.6, 3.x and 4.x), Solaris and OpenSolaris, OS/2,...

What is the full form of VirtualBox?

VirtualBox. Oracle VM VirtualBox (formerly Sun VirtualBox, Sun xVM VirtualBox and Innotek VirtualBox) is a free and open-source hosted hypervisor for x86 virtualization, developed by Oracle Corporation. Created by Innotek GmbH, it was acquired by Sun Microsystems in 2008, which was, in turn, acquired by Oracle in 2010.

Is “VirtualBox” a trademark?

The term “VirtualBox” has been registered by Oracle as a trademark in various countries. If you choose to ship custom binaries and/or source code revisions of the product, you may not use the VirtualBox name in those versions.

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