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Virtual Machines is described as 'The idea is to simplify developers configuration work through lightweight and powerful environments in order to help them to devote more time to their passion: the code. Moreover, it can be interesting for Linux and virtualisation enthusiasts' and is a Virtualization tool in the development category. There are four alternatives to Virtual Machines for Linux, Windows, Mac and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is BitNami Application Stacks, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Virtual Machines are Windows Subsystem for Linux, OSBoxes and Turnkey Linux.

Virtual Machines alternatives are mainly Web Servers but may also be Linux Distros or Server Management Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Virtual Machines.
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  1. BitNami Application Stacks icon

    BitNami Application Stacks

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    44 alternatives to BitNami Application Stacks 

    BitNami Stacks make it incredibly easy to deploy your favorite open source software. BitNami Stacks include an open source application and all of the other software necessary to run it, such as Apache, MySQL, PHP or Ruby.

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  2. Windows Subsystem for Linux icon

    Windows Subsystem for Linux

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    19 alternatives to Windows Subsystem for Linux 

    The Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is a new Windows 10 feature that enables you to run native Linux command-line tools directly on Windows, alongside your traditional Windows desktop and modern store apps.

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    1.  Command line interfaceWindows Subsystem for Linux either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.


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    OSBoxes

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    4 alternatives to OSBoxes 

    Homepage of site that offers virtual machines (VDI & VMDK & VHD) for VirtualBox and VMware. Run VMs inside VirtualBox and VMware on any host.

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  4. Turnkey Linux icon

    Turnkey Linux

    • Linux
    • Online
    11 alternatives to Turnkey Linux 

    Save time and money with 100+ ready-to-use solutions that include a Debian based OS, and the relevant open source software and all dependencies pre-installed. Discover and leverage the best free open source software.

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