Wednesday Jul 23, 2008

Convert and Import VM Virtual Disk

Convert & Import VM Virtual Disk in VMDK format[Read More]

4 Steps for importing VMware VM or Virtual Appliance into VirtualBox

4 Steps for importing VMware VM or Virtual Appliance into VirtualBox[Read More]

VMware VMs and VirtualBox

How is VirtualBox 1.6.2 capable to handle VMware VMs & Virtual Appliances formats ?[Read More]

Importing Solaris VMware VM into Virtual Box

This thread shows needed steps to import VMware Solaris based VMs into VirtualBox[Read More]

Mastering Sun VirtualBox

Here I will try to summarize advanced tips with Sun xVM VirtualBox I learn personally or get from my colleagues[Read More]

Sunday May 04, 2008

OpenSolaris 2008.05 released, use os200805.iso in Virtual Environments

[http://www.sun.com/launch/ OpenSolaris 2008.05 released] , two distribution Live CD media are available:

os200805.isoGZIP compressionPrimary Languages
os200805g.iso LZMA compressionAll Languages

Install of GZIP based media os200805.iso is reported to be faster in Virtual Environments like xVM, VirtualBOX, Vmware or Paralles.

Note: You can add languages later from pkg.opensolaris.org network repository with pkg install

For example to add Czech language support install these packages:

pkg search -r -s | grep Czech
SUNWgnome-l10nmessages-cs      GNOME software message files for Czech
SUNWlang-cs                    Czech language support

pkg install SUNWlang-cs SUNWgnome-l10nmessages-cs

Hint: You can also try OpenSolaris 2008.05 on many platforms using just released SUN VirtualBox version 1.6

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