Monday Aug 24, 2009

August 15th, 2009

Science and more: VirtualBox vs VMware server (vs KVM) -- part 1
By ezjd
VirtualBox 3.0.4 64-bit for Linux VMWare server 2.0.1 64-bit for Linux KVM 84 (coming with Ubuntu 9.04) Benchmark software: Phoronix Test Suite 2.0. Test suite: based on linux-system but a few "duplicated" tests removed to save time ...
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digfor: Quick notes
By Andre Ross
MakeSparseVDI that comes with VirtualBox can parse information from the VDI header and partition table. This information can be used to mount fixed .vdi files with ImDisk, normally by pointing it to the partition start, which is usually ...
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IceWalkerZ :- Born Free Live Free !!: HowTo create Ubuntu Bootable ...
By Tux
Launch Ubuntu directly in Windows with a special Portable VirtualBox · Hide created files on the key · Automatically configure keyboards (supports French, canadian and US keyboards) Requirements: · 256 MB free RAM memory ...
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HowTo create Ubuntu Bootable USB Flash Drive - uSbuntu
By Nikesh Jauhari
Great improvement of the launchers for VirtualBox · Native creation of VMDK · Formatting time is now adaptive · A special crash log are created after a crash. Download uSbuntu Live Creator 1.5 for Windows and Instantly Create Ubuntu ...
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Katalis Web » Android OS Screenshots installed on Virtualbox ...
I have not tried yet to install it on my notebook because my notebook already full with three operating systems inside it (Windows, Opensolaris and Slackware :) ). So I install the Android OS on Virtualboxto have a try. ...
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Friday Aug 14, 2009

August 13th, 2009

The Real Deal 174: Virtualization
This did not work in VirtualBox, because it automatically connects to OS X instead of Windows. I went to settings to try and Rafe: I used VMWare on my Mac ...
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Sriram's Blog: VirtualBox
By Sriram K 
Last night, I tried installing Sun's Virtualbox in Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope. Virtual box was very similar to VMWARE in its configuration. I installed Windows Vista in Virtualbox and wanted to check its performance. ...
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What Does Matter ? » the curious case of VirtualBox
By sadegh 
Afterward I realized that because my ip address is from Iran and VirtualBox is a Sun product so they forbided me as an iranian to download their package , and more importantly I realized that windows was saying can not read the mounted ...
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Philadelphia area Linux Users Group Virtualization Roundtable ...
By pleia2 
Aside from experts on VMWare, Xen and VirtualBox, the plan was to have a guided discussion on virtualization basics, the benefits, challenges and downfalls of implementations with frequent breaks for general Q&A about virtualization. ...
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Virtualbox 2.1 OpenGL 3D Accelerated Gaming Demo- Animation Wikipedia
By admin 
Demonstration of two OpenGL based games (Serious Sam The Second Encounter and ProQuake) running in a Windows XP Professional Virtual Machine using Virtualbox 2.1 on Ubuntu 8.10 64-bit. This showcases Virtualbox's new experimental 3D ...
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Wednesday Aug 12, 2009

August 12th, 2009

VMware Loses Its Magic
PC World
Sun's popular open source VM platform, VirtualBox, is now challenging VMware Workstation with support for more RAM and virtual CPUs per VM, ...
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VirtualBox 3.0 and usb flash drives. | TuxWire : The Linux Blog
I've installed VirtualBox 3.0 under Debian Lenny. It works fine but I can't make the guest system (winxp) recognize my pendrive when I plug it. If I plug the pendrive, debian recognizes it and opens a windows with its contents. ...
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New Image: Archlinux 2009.02 « VirtualBox® Images
By fripp 
Tagged: appliance, archlinux, gnome, images, innotek, innotek virtualbox, linux, pacman,, sun, sun microsystems, sun virtualbox, virtual, virtualboxvirtualbox images, virtualization, xvm. You can follow any responses ...
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1032 - Standing In The Doorway | 1800blogger
By ktadmin 
You just install VirtualBox (I did it on my Vista laptop), define a virtual machine with access to your local DVD drive, put an operating system install DVD in your drive (I used Fedora 11), boot the machine and install. ...
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OpenSolaris / VirtualBox: Mount Shared Folder - Technology
By admin 
To mount a shared folder in a OpenSolaris guest in VirtualBox, you have to install the Guest Additions and then mount the file system type vboxfs. The Usage is: mount -F vboxfs. If you want to share the filesystem /share from the host ...
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August 11th, 2009

Sony laptops disable Windows 7's XP Mode
... thus rendering Windows XP Mode in Windows 7, and many other Virtual Machine Based products, such as VMware and Virtualbox pretty much useless. ...
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How to use Virtual Machine Manager on Fedora 11
Similar in concept to the GUIs for VMware or VirtualBox, virt-manager is a GUI to handle interfacing with Xen, KVM, or Qemu. Because it uses libvirt to talk ...
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The best free open source software for Windows « Kumar's Blog
By itzkumar 
VirtualBox has grown from a scrappy unknown wallowing in obscurity to a serious contender in the classic desktop virtualization space. Much of the credit goes to Sun Microsystems, which pluckedVirtualBox from its underfunded developer, ...
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VirtualBox – x86 virtualization software
By Somnius 
Το VirtualBox είναι ένα πακέτο από προϊόντα για x86 virtualization για επιχειρίσεις ή και οικιακή χρήση. Έχει πάρα πολλές λειτουργίες, υψηλή απόδοση, και είναι το μοναδικό αυτή την στιγμή υπό καθεστός Ανοιχτού Κώδικα (GNU General Public ... -
VirtualBox 3.0.4
By Marcel Klum 
Windows, Apple & Linux Technology news with Gamer and Software updates across the aforementioned platforms. / Software -
japh(r): Installing on a Clean OS
By eee.c 
Finally, I configure the VirtualBox machine to boot from the downloaded ISO installer: The install of the OS is dirt easy. I accept every default presented to me by the Debian installer. At the very end of the install, I ensure that ...
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August 10th, 2009

opensuse 11.2 Milestone 5 released
The H
... such as Firefox 3.5.1, 3.1.1 Beta 1, seamonkey 2.0 Beta 1 and version 3.0.2 of thevirtualbox desktop virtualisation application. ...
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virtualbox 2.2 For Windows
Computerworld Australia
virtualbox for Windows was comparatively primitive, but had some interesting features. There are some show-stoppers that will prevent most from wanting to ...
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National Vulnerability Database (NVD) National Vulnerability ...
Overview. Sun VirtualBox 2.2 through 3.0.2 r49928 allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (Linux host OS reboot) via a sysenter instruction. References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools. By selecting these links, ...
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When you Can't Compile 'Em, Virtualize 'Em (in VirtualBox) « My ...
By javaJake 
If it doesn't work in Gentoo Prefix like I want it to, I'll throw it into VirtualBox's copy of Gentoo and use the Shared Folders feature to keep data synced in and out of the virtual machine. First off, don't even think about doing this ...
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[Ubuntu] How To Share Files In VirtualBox With Vista Guest And ...
By peacemoon 
For some of you who have setup Windows Vista as the guest VM in your Ubuntu Virtualbox, you might have some difficulties in getting the Vista guest to access the shared folder in your Ubuntu host. If you are having this problem, ...
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ursels-random talk: Virtualbox on opensuse 11.1
By Ursel 
A short and quick installation guide for virtualbox v2.0.6 on a Dell XPS M1330 with opensuse 11.1. I installed Virtual OSE (opensource edition) available in the openSUSE OSS repository ...
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hatted's school: shrink down virtualbox
By hatted 
shrink down virtualbox. First, defrag the hd in guest. Then, use virtualbox to compact it from host. Linux guest+windows host. in linux, login as root, sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/zerofile; sudo rm -f /zerofile...
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Sunday Aug 09, 2009

August 9th, 2009

Extending a Virtual Disk using VirtualBox | Blog @ Little Big ...
By Alan
A guide on how to extend a virtual disk when using a VirtualBox virtual machine, with a Microsoft Windows XP guest OS and Ubuntu 9.04 host.
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How to create VirtualBox virtual machines from Command line — Lazy ...
By Toor
How to create VirtualBox virtual machines from Command line. by Toor, August 9th, 2009 | No Comments. You can create VirtualBox virtual machines from command line in 3 easy steps. We will assume Ubuntu 9.10 in the following example. ...
Lazy Ubuntu -
Ready for what?: Mounting a shared drive in Virtualbox
By Mark Jordan
Mounting a shared drive in Virtualbox. I wanted to share a directory from my main machine so I could import Second Life logs into my VM development environment. (I could try SL ona VM, but I'm guessing I need all the performance I can ...
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[haiku] New stable VirtualBox 3.0.4 - haiku - FreeLists
I had many crashes of VirtualBox (under Ubuntu 9.04) in the past, often right after Haiku's bootscreen, sometimes when accessing the disk (or so it felt). After I updated to the newest version 3.0.4 it's totally stable! ...
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August 8th, 2009

Personal Tech: Gadget News and Reviews
Washington Post
The free, open-source virtualbox will let you run Windows inside OS X, though you need to BYO Windows copy. BTW, to whoever coded up this real-estate app ...
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VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 2 On A ...
By admin 
VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 2 On A Headless Debian Lenny Server This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with Sun.
News IT&C -
Virtual Operating Systems
By vlee 
VirtualBox has an extremely modular design with well-defined internal programming interfaces and a client/server design. This makes it easy to control it from several interfaces at once: for example, you can start a virtual machine in a ...
Computers Newbie -
Download VirtualBox 3.0.4 with Improved Snow Leopard Support
By Filip Truta, Apple News Editor Sun Microsystems, the maker of the Java platform, has updatedVirtualBox, the popular virtualization program for Mac OS X, ...
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Feature: Running Linux in a virtual environment with VirtualBox ...
By admin 
With the release of Windows 7 in less than three months my attention lately has been on operating systems. Windows Vista brought with it many problems and I. -


August 6th, 2009

VBoxHeadless – Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 2 On A ...
By HowtoForge - Linux Howtos and Tutorials -
Normally you use the VirtualBox GUI to manage your virtual machines, but a server does not have a desktop environment. Fortunately, VirtualBox comes with a tool called VBoxHeadless that allows you to connect to the virtual machines over ...
Linux Plus -
VirtualBox 3.0.4 has been released « AZIZ's BLOG
By Aziz
if you are fans of VirtualBox like me, the new version of VirtualBox; VirtualBox version 3.0.4 has been released per 4 August 2009. Download the VirtualBox binaries here: ...
 TwistedMac - VirtualBox 3.0.4
By Carter
Your source for Free Mac Apps, Discussions, Tips & Tricks.
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VBoxHeadless Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 2 On A ...
VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 2 On A Headless Debian Lenny Server.


Thursday Aug 06, 2009

August 5th, 2009

The best free open source software for Windows
Much of the credit goes to Sun Microsystems, which plucked VirtualBox from its underfunded developer, InnoTek GmbH, and gave it the technical resources and ...
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Running Windows for free on your Mac
MacFixIt (subscription)
However, all of these options do require some form of license, either just for Windows (ie, Boot Camp or VirtualBox), the Mac software (ie, CrossOver), ...
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Rolling Review: Sun Microsystems' VDI 3
The architecture of Sun's VDI 3.0 comprises a back-end virtualization engine, which in this case can be VMWare's ESX or Sun's xVM VirtualBox hypervisor. ...
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Feature: Running Linux in a virtual environment with VirtualBox - USA
That is until I stumbled across Sun's VirtualBox. In a nutshell VirtualBox is an open source virtualization application which allows anyone to run multiple ...
Windows 7 XP Mode enters RC
CNET News - San Francisco,CA,USA
Microsoft should release a version that does not require virtualization, but I guess SUN's VirtualBoxwill suffice for those users. ...
Dissecting The Virus
PC Plus - UK
We covered using Sun Microsystems' free VirtualBox virtualisation software previously, ... After you first install Windows into VirtualBox, take a snapshot. ...

VirtualBox 3.0.4: New and separate operating system inside your PC ...
By antoq 
VirtualBox 3.0.4: New and separate operating system inside your PC - Free Software Download and Review, the most comprehensive source for free downloads recommended software on the Web. Includes event log monitoring, ...
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Free Software Downloads » Blog Archive » VirtualBox 3.0.4: New and ...
By mateo 
VirtualBox 3.0.4 is a information that helps you to virtualized and using assorted operative systems: Windows NT 4.0, 2000, XP, 2003 Server, Vista, DOS / Windows 3.x, Linux, OpenBSD and Mac OS. Created realistic machines that you follow ...
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Cods Plaice: Virtualbox has been updated to version 3.0.4
By Codfather 
Virtualbox has been updated to version 3.0.4. I noticed this morning with the updates to my Ubuntu desktop that virtual box has been updated to version 3.0.4, which in the change logs is a maintenance release. ...
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Sun VirtualBox 3.0.4 released! - Technology
By admin 
Sun VirtualBox 3.0.4 released! Teknoloji. 5 Aug 2009. The 3.0.4 maintenance release was made available to download from the UsualPlaces earlier today. The myriad of fixes attempt to squash bugs in areas including SMP, 3D and NAT. ...
Technology -
free software downloads and news: VirtualBox 3.0.4
By twollah 
VirtualBox 3.0.4. Ingyenes multiplatform program aminek a segítségével virtuális x86-os gépet tudunk létrehozni, emulálni. Hivatalos oldal itt. Letöltés innen. Bejegyezte: twollah dátum: 4:10. Címkék: emulation, emulator, emulátor, ...
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Tuesday Aug 04, 2009

August 3rd, 2009

Product Spotlight: VirtualBox open source virtual machine app
TechRepublic - Louisville,KY,USA
With VirtualBox you get the best of both worlds. VirtualBox is a free, open source virtual machine application from Sum Microsystems that will have you up ...

Save $100: Replace Windows 7 Professional's Big Features with ...

PC World - USA
That said, you can mimic this functionality by grabbing the open-source program VirtualBox. After that, you need a previous copy of the operating system you ...
Twenty quid well spent
But that's not enough for virtual machinery, and as I've stopped using my behemoth of a homebrew Windows machine I've come to rely on XP under Virtualbox on ...

Jonathan Pares (jonathanpar) 's status on Tuesday, 04-Aug-09 08:26 ...
By Jonathan Pares 
Jonathan Pares (jonathanpar) 's status on Tuesday, 04-Aug-09 08:26:46 UTC. Jonathan Pares jonathanpar. To access via SSH to your !virtualbox guest machine, a good tutorial at !linux !ubuntu. Attachments ...
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Compile you? I don't even know you!: VirtualBox Guest Additions on ...
By Daniel Rosenstark 
This is all you need to get going, although I'd recommend you look for a different distro for use inVirtualBox. Sometime in these weeks I'll be checking out Ubuntu 9... All of this to work around OSX/Mono problems. ...
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Space Monkey Technology: Use VirtualBox to Run QuickBooks on ...
By Space Monkey Technology 
After pasting the above mentioned command into terminal, you can install the deb package forVirtualBox. Don't forget to restart. Usually you don't have to restart after installing a program in Linux, but in this case I had to. ...
Space Monkey Technology - :: Computer Linux VirtualBox Windows Vista ...
By admin 
02:59 - Let's starting the installation of Sabayon linux by selecting the Virtual Machine Sabayon on theVirtualBox left panel. Click the button Start on the menu above. sabayon_035. A new window will show up. ... -
Installing MS - Dos Virtualbox Wih Buyer Brown | VMWare Tutorials
By admin 
installing virtualbox and DOS ... installing vmware virtualbox tutorial buyerbrown...
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Monday Aug 03, 2009

August 2nd, 2009

Computing Tech: FEATURE Readers' Choice Awards 2009
By Computing Tech
We've been watching VirtualBox for a few years now, wondering when its popularity would finally match its technical prowess. Well, 2009 is finally VirtualBox's time in the sun, as this year it toppled VMware to win Favorite ...
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Virtual PC with VirtualBox « Kwamroo's Blog
By kwamroo
To create a virtual PC on your computer I suggest to use Sun's VirtualBox: it's free and powerful! –> Virtual Box Official Site. I needed a virtual installation of Windows XP on Windows 7. Installation is really smooth and easy. ...
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มือถือ/PDA WindowsMobile (USB) มองไม่เห็นใน VirtualBox @ Anan ...
By anan
มือถือ/PDA WindowsMobile (USB) มองไม่เห็นใน VirtualBox. Posted on August 3rd, 2009 anan No comments. คัดลอกมาจาก หลังจากนั้นให้ลอง $ cat /etc/fstab น่าจะเห็นที่บรรทัดสุดท้ายดังนี...
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Lynx Blog
By Dougie
Since I started writing the system documentation for Ubuntu Netbook Remix I have moved to using an image in VirtualBox as I prefer a more tailored system provided by Arch. Arora fits in well with this approach and is certainly ...
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Sunday Aug 02, 2009

August 1st, 2009

Install VirtualBox with USB support
Ghacks Technology News - Essen,Germany,Germany
If you've installed VirtualBox as instructed in my tutorial “Install and configure VirtualBox for virtual OSes” you most likely have discovered that the ...

Michael Kolb » Blog Archive » USB support in VirtualBox on linux host
By mk_michael 
By using VirtualBox on a linux host system - the usb support doesnt work with a Windows XP guest system.
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Saturday Aug 01, 2009

July 31st, 2009

REVIEW: SUSE Studio Is a Boon for Organizations Using Novell's ...
eWeek - Woburn,MA,USA
... management--that I could run from a USB drive via VMware Player or VirtualBox to keep my key productivity applications available from multiple machines. ...

Virtualbox 3.0.2 bridged network bug workaround | ...
By iamspam 
Virtualbox 3.0.2 bridged network bug workaround. 2. Up Down. –.VirtualBox 3.0.2 has a nice and easy bridge network configuration GUI. But it does not work. Full story » · iamspam's picture ... - Free Software News... -
Linux and Whatever » Blog Archive » Shared Folder in Virtualbox
By admin 
A shared folder for Virtualbox can enable you to share a folder or folders with your Linux install andvirtualbox. So you could choose one of your home folders like music videos or whatever it is you are working with. ...
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VirtualBox - Portable | Droll Things
By VF 
Droll Things, Excellent Stuff, Technology, Humor, Pictures, Gadgets, News, Curiosity, on this site you will find anything and everything!
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HOWTO: Use VirtualBox to setup an Internet Explorer testing ...
By princebowman 
HOWTO: Use VirtualBox to setup an Internet Explorer testing machine. There are a lot of cases where having one computer just isn't enough. If you're a web developer or webmaster, you'll want to view your website in more than one browser ...
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rumohor: OpenSolaris и VirtualBox
By RuMoHoR 
OpenSolaris и VirtualBox. Второй подход к виртуалкам. На этот раз VirtualBox. Основная система - Ubuntu 9.04, гостевая - OpenSolaris 2009.06. В свойствах сетевой карты виртуальной машины Network - Attached to - Host interface. ...
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July 30th, 2009

Vmware-Images für Virtualbox konvertieren
PC-Welt - München,Germany
Während Linux-Anwender etwa unter Open Suse und Ubuntu Virtualbox schnell aus den Repositories installieren, finden Sie den Windows-Download hier. ...

KVM vs Virtualbox | Everything is a Freaking DNS problem
By Kris Buytaert 
Kvm was loaded but not in use .. And then you remember why you had VirtualBox on that machine before it's upgrade . indeed, this mac hine was to old it was not a VT Capable machine . VirtualBoxperforms much better there . ...
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VirtualBox vboxdrv | Ubuntu 9.04 2.6.28-14-server » Telepathic Giraffe
By legs o'clock 
A random collection of linux, sound, photos, and thoughts.
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Jolicloud and Netbooks | The AppsLab
By Jake 
Jolicloud is meant for install from a USB stick, so I had to do some digging to get it installed as a VM in VirtualBox. Luckily, someone had already documented the how-tos.Once installed, Jolicloud offers a minimal interface with a ...
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Migrating to Sun VirTualBox from VMware - Erodov
By harmandeep 
Setup Scenario ... VMware Virtual Machines Windows OSes had been cloned to SunVirtual BOX vdi disks ... at IDE CONTROLLER ... PIIX4 i was trying.
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Thursday Jul 30, 2009

July 29th, 2009

Intel: Windows 7 will deploy faster than Vista
CNET News - San Francisco,CA,USA
However, Windows 7 Home owners can download VirtualBox from Sun and run Windows XP inside of it. Provided they buy a copy of Windows XP Pro as the Home ...
Virtual Iron to Go Officially AWOL
Server Watch - Darien,CT,USA
Sun, after all offers a host of virtualization offerings, from Solaris Containers to VirtualBox. Both technologies will enable Oracle to wade in deeper, ...

Marco's Webdev Notepad » Blog Archive » Consistent Development ...
By marco 
We used A good starting point to get to know VirtualBox better and learn how to start your first virtual machine: ...
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My new IBM ThinkPad T500 - Rock solid | FZ Blogs
By Emre Sevinc 
Above is a screenshot, running Ubuntu 9.04 inside a VirtualBox virtual machine. The performance is very good, I forget that I'm in a guest operating system :) Installation was a breeze, too. Thanks to Sun Microsystems for a polished ...
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Marcello de Sales: Building a Clustered Shared SubNetwork with ...
By Marcello de Sales 
Problem: to have a cluster of machines to work for development using VirtualBox guests. That is, I want to be able to have different operating systems running on my own development box, having each of the machines sharing the same ...
Marcello de Sales -
How to startup the virtualbox headless.
By webtech 
ycui@FatBox:~$ ps -ef | grep ycui ycui 1123 774 6 21:28:57 pts/2 0:03 /opt/VirtualBox/amd64/VBoxHeadless -v off -s FatLAMP ycui 1081 774 29 21:28:33 pts/2 0:22 /opt/VirtualBox/amd64/VBoxHeadless -v off -s FatDebian ycui 1096 774 13 ... -


Linux Today Virtualbox 3.02 bridged network bug workaround
The new VirtualBox 3.02 has a nice and easy GUI interface for bridge network setup ... InstallingVirtualBox 3.0 On A Fedora 11 DesktopJul 26 2009 ...



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