Like a man lost in the fog, I found myself asking myself, "Just what is that web site that allows you to download a copy of your favorite Web 2.0 solution--Wordpress, Moodle, Joomla--and run it as a virtual machine?"
A virtual machine (VM) is a software implementation of a machine (i.e. a computer) that executes programs like a physical machine. (Source: Wikipedia)Still don't know? Watch this video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnNX13yBzAU) from VMWare.
Of course, I floundered around trying to sort it out, emailing the Strategic Open Source SIG, trying to remember keywords I used to archive the site in Delicious.com, at last stumbling on the words on page 5 of what seemed at the start, an impossible Google Search.
Here are the solutions that help out with virtualization, the first one being the solution I was searching for:
- TurnkeyLinux - A wide variety of solutions that are virtualized...click the link and scroll down to see them all. Moodle is but one of the virtualized solutions available.
- Bitnami.org - As their web site says, "
In the past, I've shared my experiences with Virtual Box.
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