Friday Jun 04, 2010

June 2nd, 2010

Google dumps Windows. But can the rest of us?
... EPUB book collection from Calibre to my iPad this weekend using the USB 2.0 virtualization on both VMWare Workstation 7.1 and Oracle VM VirtualBox 3.2. ...
Oracle Delivers Enhanced Desktop Virtualization Portfolio
Earthtimes (press release)
These products add to Oracle's desktop virtualization portfolio, which also includes Oracle Secure Global Desktop and Oracle VM VirtualBox. ...

Oracle VM VirtualBox : Install and run any version of any ...
VirtualBox is a general-purpose full virtualizer for x86 hardware. Targeted at server, desktop and embedded use, it is now the only professional-quality virtualization solution that is also Open Source Software. ...
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June 1st, 2010

The FlashNett Blog: Installing JoliCloud in VirtualBox
By Binnsyboy 
Installing JoliCloud in VirtualBox. JoliCloud is a new netbook operating system again running on Linux turf. It looks shiny, sleek and basic to use but is really light because its a new stepping stone to cloud computing. ...
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VirtualBox – PeppermintOS One Virtual Appliance ...
By admin 
VirtualBox – PeppermintOS One Virtual Appliance – []. by admin on Jun.01, 2010, under Torrents. Category: Software Subcategory: GNU/Linux Size: 435.98 megabyte. Ratio: 1 seeds, 0 leechers. Language: English ... -

May 31st, 2010

kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) « backports
By sid
Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908). The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not loaded or there is a permission problem with /dev/vboxdrv. Please reinstall the kernel module by executing. '/etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup' ...
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Sunday May 30, 2010

May 30th, 2010

DIY: How to install Google chrome OS inside Ubuntu using ...
By admin
This Video shows how to install Google's new OS inside ubuntu using virtualbox. Link to downloadVirtualbox:
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vflare: Compressed RAM disk for Windows, The Virtual Way!
By Nitin Gupta
I will be using VirtualBox as example but exposing raw disks should be supported by other Virtualization solutions like VMware, KVM too. Of course, you need to have Linux as the host and have the zram driver loaded. ...
vflare -

May 29th, 2010

Get Started with VirtualBox with the Beginner's Guide
By Brian
Remember our past articles on a free virtualization software known as VirtualBox? Are you having trouble getting started with VirtualBox? Don't understand what.
TechAirlines -
Ubuntu 10.04 guest in Virtualbox: fixing slow screen refreshes ...
By Ben Chapman
Ubuntu 10.04: On Intel Driver and Server Frame Buffer « solaris Server Edition I'm very disappointed to see that the server edition console is unbearabl...
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Tech News U.S. | VirtualBox 3.2 - VirtualBox 3. 2 58631 1 2 3 4 5 ...
By lockergnome
VirtualBox 3. 2 58631 1 2 3 4 5 (0 votes, average 0 out of 5) Written by lockergnome Saturday, 29 May 2010 02:02 http://www. lockergnome. com/linux...
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Friday May 28, 2010

May 28th, 2010

Mikoomi Releases the First Ever Amazon EC2 Cloud Monitoring Appliance
Linux PR (press release)
... virtual appliance based on the open source monitoring framework Zabbix and can be deployed on top of virtualization systems like VMware and VirtualBox. ...

VirtualBox 3.1 Beginner's Guide |
By Jim 
VirtualBox. At first glance the book is very entry level. The discuss setting it up on both Windows 7 and Ubuntu Linux. They also go into installing guest additions and sharing folders. But digging deeper into the index they also cover ... -
NfNitLoop: Installing Windows 7 in VirtualBox 3.2
By Cody Casterline 
Yesterday afternoon and this morning, I spent more time than I care to admit trying to install Windows 7 into a VirtualBox VM at work. On the first attempt, using a MSDN installer disk that a coworker lent me, I got an error which I ...
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Sysadmin ramblings: VirtualBox, OpenBSD and VT-x extensions
By Philip Yarra 
So OpenBSD requires VT-x extensions, which VirtualBox can happily pass through to it, so long as the underlying CPU has such extensions. My desktop doesn't, so on booting the VM, it segfaults everywhere. ...
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ahefner: Linux to Mac transition notes
By ahefner 
One thing I wanted to do was make a virtual machine out of my old Linux and (ideally) Windows installs, so I spent some time playing with VirtualBox and the demos of VMware Fusion and Parallels. Here are some observations: VMware Fusion ...
Informal Methods -


May 27th, 2010

MeeGo, the new netbook Linux, arrives
I downloaded it and, after converting the MeeGo image file into a VirtualBox VDI (Virtual Disk Image) I was able to install it and run it in VirtualBox 3.20 ...
From Obsolete Servers to Private Cloud in 3 Easy Steps
Server Watch
"We decided on VirtualBox, an open source virtualization platform." VirtualBox is a general-purpose full virtualizer for x86 hardware. ...
YaST: Yet Another Setup Tool
Ghacks Technology News
For example, I am running OpenSuSE in a virtual machine (using VirtualBox). Because of this I have no video card or monitor to configure. ...

RAW Computing Blog: Time to upgrade VirtualBox
By rwaddilove 
VirtualBox is a great software application that enables you to run other operating systems on your computer. It enables you to run any version of Windows on a Linux PC or on your Apple Mac, or to run Linux on a Windows PC or a Mac. ...
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Lubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx) Virtualbox « Nix News
By admin 
One Response to “Lubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx) Virtualbox”. tanot18 says: May 27, 2010 at 7:51 am. I don't know this version of linux…the graphics are similar to xp… Leave a Reply. Click here to cancel reply. Name (required) ...
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May 26th, 2010

Reuters has two operating systems on a computer with VirtualBox ...
By admin
The free virtualization software VirtualBox on Windows, Linux and OS X lets you run multiple operating systems simultaneously and seamlessly switch between them entirely. By Ran Yaniv Hartstein Guide. Narration: Askyra Efrat. ...
UNIX Blog -
VBoxLaunch – minor update | Nic's Blog
By Nic
Just a quick post to let you know I have made an update to VBoxLaunch so that it now works with the Oracle VM VirtualBox 3.2.0 release and created it's own page.
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May 25th, 2010

Oracle rebrands VirtualBox
Oracle has updated its free open source VirtualBox solution and rebranded it as Oracle VM VirtualBoxversion 3.2.0, reports InfoWorld. ...
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Enhance Desktop Security Using Virtualization
eSecurity Planet
Others, like VMware Player and VirtualBox, are free. To run a virtual OS, you must use a virtual image—a file (or set of files), which contains the ...
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[HowTo] Enable file sharing in VirtualBox between Ubuntu(Host ...
By Windows 
VirtualBox is a family of powerful x86 virtualization products for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an.
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How To: Install VirtualBox 3.2 on Fedora 13 | The Linux Daily
By Derek@TheDailyLinux 
This is a step by step tutorial on how to get VirtualBox 3.2 up and running on Fedora 13. Specifically, this guide was written using the VirtualBox 3.2.0.
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Tuesday May 25, 2010

May 24th, 2010

Oracle unleashes Version 3.2.0 of VirtualBox
As Oracle continues to digest and dissect the virtualization acquisitions that it's made, it is clear thatVirtualBox has now officially escaped the ...
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Weekly Utilities Update: MacKeeper, BlueHarvest, gfxCardStatus, more...
CNET (blog)
There are mainly updates for maintenance utilities this week, along with an update for gfxCardStatus and VirtualBox. The majority of this week's updates are ...
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Hoaglun's Rant & Useless Info » Ubuntu 10.4 + VirtualBox… USB ...
By John 
Ubuntu 10.4 + VirtualBox… USB permissions. I was having a hard time getting the USB ports to work properly with Ubuntu 10.4 LTS 64bit and VirtualBox 3.1.6 r59338 It turns out that the USB group was missing. ...
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Install Ubuntu using Virtualbox: Part 1 of 2 « Nix News
By admin 
Use Sun's Virtualbox to install Ubuntu Linux. Part 1 of 2. Includes downloading, installing Virtualbox, Ubuntu and system install. Host system specs: Windows Vista x64 AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual core 6000+ 4GB system memory Links Virtualbox...
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Ubuntu Linux 8.04 Hardy Heron, Compiz Fusion, Virtualbox |
By Abidoon 
Mój system operacyjny [ my operating system ] Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron, Windows XP włączony na wirtualnej maszynie (wirtualce) Virtualbox [Windows XP running on virtual machine Virtualbox ]. Tags | 8.04, Compiz, Fusion, Hardy, Heron, ... -


Monday May 24, 2010

May 23rd, 2010

Mick's Breeze Blogs - Biztalk/Sharepoint/... - VirtualBox – Win ...
By Mick Badran
After installing the lastest VirtualBox (3.2.0) I was away – only to notice the machines were running like a SLUG! (I actually have a cat that has the nick name 'slug' and this machine was slower than her)...
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~mannuforall~: Download Oracle VM VirtualBox 3.2.0
By Manojr Tiwari or mannuforall
Oracle has announced the release of the new Oracle VM VirtualBox 3.2.0. The virtualization software gets a new name thanks to Oracle's Sun acquisition having completed recently, a lot of new features as well. VirtualBox 3.2.0 comes with ...
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Running Kubuntu 10.04 in Virtualbox as a guest OS « MyLinuxRamblings
By mylinuxramblings
First of all I don't use the Virtualbox version supplied with the Ubuntu distribution, as this version is the open source version and does not support USB devices. Instead I download it from the Virtualboxwebsite ...
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May 22nd, 2010

Virtualization Smackdown 2: Oracle VM VirtualBox 3.2 vs. VMWare Workstation 7.1
ZDNet (blog)
Oracle, having recently completed its acquisition of Sun, has continued to develop and introduce significant improvements in VirtualBox. ...
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LiLi the Pretty and Easy to Use Linux Live USB Creator » Raymond ...
By Raymond 
The only way to test a linux distro or rescue system disc is by using virtualization software such asVirtualBox. For computer users that are not so familiar on how to configure VirtualBox, LiLi has gone one step ahead by allowing you ...
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Download Android for iPhone 3G, Installation Tutorial and ...
By -=_MaXsKi_=- 
You'll see a bunch of text appear and stop at “Welcome to openiboot”; In VirtualBox, the Ubuntu Window, go on Devices > USB Devices and select iPhone (OpeniBoot Mode); In terminal type su ./oibc; Enter the password: reverse ...
iPhone Techie -
Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Fedora 12 |
By Ryan 
Installing the VirtualBox Guest Additions is fairly straightforward process but with Fedora 12 you will run into some problems. Here is the error message you. -


May 21st, 2010

Virtualizing Mac OS X Client with Virtual Box
CNET (blog)
by Topher Kessler On Monday Oracle released version 3.2 of their VirtualBox software, which it now own as part of its recent acquisition of Sun Microsystems ...
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Oracle Punts First VirtualBox x64 Hypervisor
VirtualBox made the cut in the wake of the acquisition of Sun by Oracle back in January, and Wednesday marked the first release of what is now called Oracle ...
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Oracle unleashes x64 version of VirtualBox | Avastu Blog ...
By Tarry Singh 
[ad#cc] Large-page support is now enabled on Intel chips with VT-x and Advanced Micro Devices AMD-V virtualization electronics, which can boost the.
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Free Download: VirtualBox 3.1: Beginner's Guide
By asmaa 
Product Description The furore around virtualization is taking the technology world by storm and is a must for efficient utilization of network server.
The Technology Library -
setting virtualbox networking to allow host & guests communicate ...
By xrigher 
If you use the default NAT for as your guest machine's network adaptor, you can access your host from the guests but can't access the guests from your host. But in the latest version of VirtualBox, it's very easy to set the networking ...
Xrigher -
3 de 3 Usar terminal Instalar Virtualbox corregir fallos y errores ...
By Cellulari-Smartphone Staff 
Usar terminal Instalar Virtualbox corregir fallos y errores linux Ubuntu 3-3. Usar terminal root sudo -s cd sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list Instalar Virtualbox.
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May 20th, 2010

Oracle punts first VirtualBox x64 hypervisor
By Timothy Prickett Morgan • Get more from this author VirtualBox made the cut in the wake of the acquisition of Sun by Oracle back in January, ...
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Retaining Windows functionality, in Linux
ZDNet UK (blog)
I highly recommend VirtualBox for handling virtual machines on the Linux desktop. It's extremely simple to use, yet powerful and very scalable as well. ...
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How VirtualBox could create Opportunities for Oracle and it's Partners
By Douwe Pieter van den Bos 
As I've written yesterday, Oracle released a new version of VirtualBox into the wild yesterday. Offering some new features that makes the tool a lot more professional and mature. These new features, and the complete offering of Oracle ... -
Virtualbox 3.2 released and Ubuntu installation instructions ...
By gg234 
The VirtualBox team today released a significant new version of Oracle VM VirtualBox(TM), its high performance,cross-platform virtualization software. VirtualBox 3.2, the first Oracle branded release since the acquisition of Sun ...
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Thursday May 20, 2010

May 19th, 2010

Announcement: VirtualBox 3.2 released
The VirtualBox team today released a significant new version of Oracle VM VirtualBox(TM), its high performance, cross-platform virtualization software. ...
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VirtualBox 3.2 Has Been Released! ~ Web Upd8
By Andrew 
VirtualBox 3.2 Has Been Released! ... VirtualBox 3.2 Has Been Released! VirtualBox 3.2 has just been released. Following the acquisition of Sun Microsystems by Oracle Corporation, "Sun Virtualbox" is now called "Oracle Virtualbox". ...
Web Upd8 -
Next step in Virtualization: VirtualBox 3.2
By Douwe Pieter van den Bos 
Somewhere in 2006 I started using VirtualBox for desktop virtualization. There where a few reasons for that choice back then. Although the software wasn't the perfect companion, it was actually the only freely available virtualization ... -
VirtualBox 3.2 Has Been Released! | UbuntuHQ
By hotice 
VirtualBox 3.2 has just been released. Following the acquisition of Sun Microsystems by Oracle Corporation, "Sun Virtualbox" is now called "Oracle Virtualbox". What's new in VirtualBox 3.2: ...
UbuntuHQ -
VIDEO: Using Sun VirtualBox
By David Davis 
VIDEO: Using Sun VirtualBox. by David Davis on May 19, 2010. In this new video by David Davis, he shows you how to download, install, and get started with Sun VirtualBox – a free client-side hypervisor. ...
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