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Re: Choice of VMs under i386 Stretch?

>> I'm partial to VirtualBox.   Is that on any of the Debian DVD'S?
> No, because it isn't free software.
> See <https://wiki.debian.org/VirtualBox> for details.

I believe what you wrote is slightly misleading: the base VirtualBox
software seems to satisfy the definition of Free Software just fine.
The above wiki page mentions two problems for Debian packaging:
- There's a proprietary "add-on" for it, but that doesn't affect the
  status of the base system. 
- There's a lack of interest from the main developers to provide
  long-term support for older releases which made it too much trouble
  for Debian's security team to provide support for it, so it's not in
  Debian any more.


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