Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 52273
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2008/12/18-2009/1/2 [Computer/SW/OS/Linux, Computer/SW/OS/Windows] UID:52273 Activity:nil
12/18   Are any of you using any kind of scheme involving, e.g., running
        multiple copies of web browsers in virtual machines so that the
        copy you use for random web browsing is isolated from the copy you
        use for financial transactions? What other sorts of schemes like
        this are people using that aren't a total PITA? P.S. I am talking
        mainly about Windows; on Unixes you could always run stuff under
        a different user account, which might be doable on windows too,
        but I'm not clear on all the details.
        \_ most obvious solutino:  USE LINUX!
        \_ most obvious solution:  USE LINUX!
           \_ I'm not going to make my mother use Linux.
              \_ How about MacOS then?
              \_ Then you may be missing out. Ubuntu 8.10 has enough
                 features for most of the surfing your mom is likely to
                 do.
        \_ parallels/vmware/virtualbox. hit revert after every frivolous
           web search that is non business, non academic.  make sure to turn
           off clipboard, filesharing, all host<->guest access.
           \_ You don't need to go to all that trouble. Just run something
              like sandboxie.
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