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VirtualBox 3.1.2 in Debian Squeeze

A new release of VirtualBox is available in the Debian testing repositories. If already installed on your system, it will be automatically upgraded if you are using Debian testing.

iSCSI: Setting up open-iscsi on Debian (under VMware)

I warned that if the virtualization layer enforces the use of encapsulation boundaries that interfere with that abstraction, then virtualization becomes less useful. I put forward the use of a software iSCSI initiator on Debian under XenServer as a case in point.

Install virtual machines with qtemu

There are a few methods of running virtual machines on a Linux host: VirtualBox, VMWare, KVM, and QEMU are four of the most popular. Each method has it’s pros and cons.

Debian Sid/Unstable VirtualBox 3 Guest

I realize it is pretty straight forward but I think it might help other who are having trouble. VirtualBox is still not perfect in the linux guest arena but its gotten a lot better over the past year since Sun apparently threw a bunch of money into it.

How To Enable Networking In Xen Guests On Hetzner’s DS Servers (Debian Etch)

This tutorial shows how you can enable networking in Xen guests (domU) on Hetzner’s DS servers. With the DS servers, you can get a subnet of eight additional IPs (or more) – usually that subnet is different from the subnet that the server’s main IP is from.

How To Enable Networking In Xen Guests On Hetzner’s New EQ Servers (Debian Lenny)

This tutorial shows how you can enable networking in Xen guests (domU) on Hetzner’s new EQ servers

Setup Debian Lenny PV & HVM DomUs (64-bit) sharing same image device at Xen 3.4.1 & Libvirt 0.7.1-10 Dom0 on top of F12 (rawhide) with pvops enabled kernel

The posting bellow provides a workaround for failure of straight forward virt-install Debian Lenny 64-bit DomU via location .

How to Run DOS Applications and Games in Ubuntu / Debian Linux

The Fundamental Operating System DOS is still alive. For basic study purpose, DOS is Used in most of the Universities. Now Also people like DOS games.

Paravirtualized OpenSolaris 2008.11 domU Using Debian Lenny

This guide will help you to create an OpenSolaris paravirtualized Xen guest under Debian Lenny.

Compact a VirtualBox Windows Guest on Debian

If you run Windows as a virtual machine in a dynamically expanding storage within Debian using VirtualBox, maybe You’re interested in compact the VDI to save space.

VBoxHeadless – Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 2 On A Headless Debian Lenny Server

This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with Sun xVM VirtualBox 2 on a headless Debian Lenny server. Normally you use the VirtualBox GUI to manage your virtual machines, but a server does not have a desktop environment.

Paravirtualized Gentoo 2009 domU Using Debian Lenny

This guide will help you to create gentoo paravirtualized xen guest under Debian Lenny. Since Gentoo 2008.0 release is deprecated, so we will use current gentoo stage.

VirtualBox Solutions

As a Linux administrator or as as Desktop user, there are times when you would either like to try a different distribution or when you need several test machines that you can blow away when you are done with them..

Cloning Or Converting Linux VM From VMWare Workstation To ESX Server: ETH0 Gone. ETH1 Available?

I ran into a fun situation yesterday. I downloaded a virtual appliance for the Agilo Trac Plugin (which, if you’re a Trac user and trying to do sprints or iterations with it, you need to get this. It’s free and it rocks.) Turns out this VM is a Debian distribution.

Xen 3.2-1 on Debian Lenny

I’ve been using linux since about 1991 (I believe slackware was my first install) and decided to install Debian 5.0 (Lenny) and then install Xen server with Xfce4. To keep it light but useful.

Damn Small Linux, VirtualBox, Java

A week ago I was thinking about banks autentications, here in Brazil, you have to register your computer to get access to the bank site with your computer. Do this every time you format your hard disk is sux, so i thought, why don’t use a virtual machine with a Damn Small linux and use […]

VirtualBox: Installation on Debian Lenny

I have used virtualization in many different forms, OpenVZ, Xen, VMWare, for a number of years with great success. One thing I have been interested in doing is moving away from all applications that are not OpenSource.

Creating A Fully Encrypted Para-Virtualised Xen Guest System Using Debian Lenny

This document explains how to set up a fully encrypted para-virtualized XEN instance. In this howto, the host system is running Debian Etch, while the guest system to be installed will be using Debian Lenny.

Xen Live Migration Of An LVM-Based Virtual Machine With iSCSI On Debian Lenny

This guide explains how you can do a live migration of an LVM-based virtual machine (domU) from one Xen host to the other

Migrating Debian from VMWare ESX to XenServer

After import: Debian boots, detects new hardware, and installs new device drivers. The boot sequence fails at the following error: ALERT! /dev/sda1 does not exist. Dropping to a shell!

Upgrade from Debian Etch/Xen 3.0 to Debian Lenny/Xen 3.2 (AMD64)

I was running a Xen server with Debian Etch as dom0 (Linux 2.6.18-6 with Xen 3.0.3-1 on AMD64) for some time now. Today, I decided to upgrade the dom0 to Debian Lenny (Linux 2.6.26-2 with Xen 3.2.1-2).

Installing Debian Web-server with Apache, PHP, and MySQL on virtual machine

Why Debian? Because Debian is a popular Linux distribution vendor and has small install image file. I’ve tried to install Debian with Virtual PC, VirtualBox and VMWare and have different results on different PC.

Virtualization With KVM On A Debian Lenny Server

This guide explains how you can install and use KVM for creating and running virtual machines on a Debian Lenny server.

Damn Small Linux as a VM for Capacity Testing a virtual managment system

My objective was to look at virtual machine management systems (such as SCVMM and Virtual Center) and to consider how many VMs they could manage.

Install VMWare Tools on a Debian 5 Guest Virtual Machine

I recently set up a Debian 5 Lenny virtual machine using VMWare Server and installed the VMWare Tools and the process is fairly similar but I had a couple of issues due to it being a base install with no compiler so thought it a good idea to post how to install VMWare Tools on […]

How To Run Fully-Virtualized Guests (HVM) With Xen 3.2 On Debian Lenny (x86_64)

This guide explains how you can set up fully-virtualized guests (HVM) with Xen 3.2 on a Debian Lenny x86_64 host system. HVM stands for HardwareVirtualMachine; to set up such guests, you need a CPU that supports hardware virtualization (Intel VT or AMD-V).

Xen Cluster Management With Ganeti On Debian Lenny

Ganeti is a cluster virtualization management system based on Xen. In this tutorial I will explain how to create one virtual Xen machine (called an instance) on a cluster of two physical nodes, and how to manage and failover this instance between the two physical nodes.

Installing SimplyMEPIS on VMware Workstation

After installing openSUSE 11.1, Debian 5.0, and OpenSolaris 2008.11 on VMware Workstation 6.5, I attempted to do the same for SimplyMEPIS 7.0

Virtualization With Xen 3.3.1 On Debian Etch

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install Xen on a Debian Etch (4.0) system.

German schools pilot remote virtual Debian/KDE desktops

An educational software organization in Germany is pilot testing an educational software system based on virtualized Debian/KDE desktops

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