If you get this error: „VERR_PDM_NO_USB_PORTS“ it might be MISSING DRIVERS ON THE GUEST SIDE! 😀 (do NOT blame Oracle or Virtualbox for that) this is how one might get one’s USB Devices to be detected by the Windows Guest […]
https://buy.storagecraft.com/StorageCraft-ShadowProtect-for-Small-Business-P150C30.aspx As you can see it pretty much looks like Acronis True Image… even the color Blue is similar. The compression is pretty good. a 7.21Gbyte Windows C Partition is downsized to 3.5 Gbyte in a full backup. […]
sudo bash; # become root vmware-installer -u vmware-workstation; # start uninstaller Click Next to begin uninstalling Workstation.
If you need an fast, easy, smal-footprint (RAM and DISK) windows filesharing server without max-clients limit (Windows 7 Pro the maximal number of connections is 20) this is for you. i would say 512MByte RAM is more than enough for […]
first you will have to share the folder (Machine -> Settings -> Shared Folders -> Click on the green Plus on the right side) mkdir /mnt/DATA; # create mount point mount -t vboxsf DATA /mnt/DATA; # mounts the shared folder […]
this happened while migrating an important VM from Windows Host to Linux host. What i did was i created a new VM with WinXP SP3 properties and manually added the harddisk of the VM that was moved between hosts. Make […]
this was tested on: Linux laptop (Core2Duo T2050) 3.16.0-4-686-pae #1 SMP Debian 3.16.7-ckt11-1 (2015-05-24) i686 GNU/Linux apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r); # install linux header files aptitude update; # aptitude can resolve conflicts better than apt alone aptitude install libssl0.9.8 libpython2.6; […]
Climate Change is affecting all of us. http://www.climateprediction.net/ https://youtu.be/vrYEh81O-Vs?t=552 -> „How do we get more detailed information?“ Computer Simulation -> http://www.ipcc-data.org/ Projects Since Climateprediction.net was launched the combined computing power of its users has allowed scientists to carry out […]
before i watch windows boot… i rather watch trees grow….did i mention that lxde can boot up in 10seconds? but does it work? With XP no… multiple crashes etc. pp.
i have the following problem… since i updated VirtualBox to 4.3.30, using USB 2.0 will make the VM crash. so i thought, maybe i should update the „extension pack“ responsible for giving the VM USB 2.0 support also an upgrade […]
usually it works like this… you setup a Template (like basic WindowsXXX or Linux installation (like a stem cell)) and clone this template for various purposes (spezialize on…). in KVM it looks like this: (WHICH IS TOTALLY CONFUSING FOR ME) […]
Error starting domain: internal error Network ‚default‘ is not active. So here is how to fix that: sudo virsh net-start default sudo virsh net-autostart default Details: Error starting domain: Requested operation is not valid: network ‚default‘ is not active Traceback […]
Posted on October 4, 2014 by Dan Nanni Leave a comment source: http://ask.xmodulo.com/change-default-location-libvirt-vm-images.html Question: I am using libvirt and virt-manager to create VMs on my Linux system. I noticed that the VM images are stored in /var/lib/libvirt/images directory. Is there […]
gui-way: DO NOT USE ANY OTHER HARDDISK FORMAT THAN THE DEFAULT QCOW2!!! with VirtualBox it’s the same. THEORETICALLY they support Micro$oft’$ HYPER_V_DISK_IMAGE.VHD BUT PRACTICALLY THINGS WILL FALL APART QUICKLY! (broken/corrupted disk image) So just stick to the defaults and you […]
Ctrl+F1….7 (7 beeing grafical output)
You can not have VirtualBox and KVM running on the same host at once. If you want to do Android App development on Linux (which uses KVM for running the Emulator) then you have a problem 😀 KVM seems to […]
what i really dislike: Debian 2 setup goes like „this and that“ Debian 3 „now setup goes different“ it’s always like that… the ways that were tested and worked, do not work anymore in the next release, potentially invalidating all […]
Qubes OS Applications running in different security domains From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia For other uses, see Qubes (disambiguation). Qubes OS Developer Invisible Things Lab OS family Unix-like Working state Current Source model Open source (except for Windows Support Tools) […]
in theory it should work like that: (extension pack is now free for non-commercial use btw!) Short answer: Execute sudo adduser YOURUSERNAME vboxusers , log out and log in again. Long Answer: Close virtualbox Execute in bash: sudo adduser YOURUSERNAME […]
before upgrading virtualbox additions, you need to uninstall the old version: (actually this script will do it automatically for you, if you want to upgrade) # run install script /virtualbox/VBoxLinuxAdditions.run if you can not find any uninstall.sh try this: # […]
to find out what version of the guest additions are installed on your linux guest, open up terminal type in: modinfo vboxguest filename: /lib/modules/3.2.0-4-amd64/updates/dkms/vboxguest.ko version: 4.1.18_Debian license: GPL description: Oracle VM VirtualBox Guest Additions for Linux Module author: Oracle Corporation srcversion: […]
Hi all, if you are using a Mac OSX as your Virtualbox host-system you might have had problems with the host not beeing able to pass the USB-Device to the (Windows or other) Guest. 1. shutdown the VM 2. plugin the […]
# delete old vitualbox install package apt-get purge virtualbox # install & download package wget –no-check-certificate https://www.virtualbox.org/download/oracle_vbox.asc apt-key add oracle_vbox.asc echo „deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian wheezy contrib“ >> /etc/apt/sources.list apt-get update apt-get install virtualbox-4.2 dkms # you might also want the guest […]
if your debian-lxde is stuck to a fixed resolution… make shure that: LXDE auto resize screen VirtualBox Package Installation After setting up your new Lubuntu VM you’ll need to update the sources.list and install several components. Lubuntu doesn’t […]
Houston… we have a problem… 1x cpu core are not enough… how do we poweroff the VM at midnight, increase the cpu cores 1->2, and power on that box, script-wise?
Wussten Sie dass die innovative und kostenlose Virtualisierungs-Software VirtualBox ursprünglich aus Deutschland, Weinstadt stammt? … bevor Sie von Oracle 2002 aufgekauft wurde. Logo of VirtualBox OSE, 2007-2010 VirtualBox was initially offered by innotek GmbH under a proprietary software license, making one version […]
get a list of all resource usage Start -> run -> cmd type/copy paste in: VBoxManage metrics list * CPU/Load/User,RAM/Usage/Used will give you 8.33. VBoxManage metrics https://www.virtualbox.org/manual/ch08.html#metrics This command supports monitoring the usage of system resources. Resources are represented by various […]
I wanted to use photoshop on this virtual machine… some photoshop filters need grafic card accleration. what i did was go into safe-mode (F8 on startup of windows) increase the Video Memory from 128MB to 256MB… and the damn thing […]
Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAID#RAID_5_in_enterprise_environments „RAID 5 is seriously affected by the general trends regarding array rebuild time and chance of failure during rebuild. In August 2012, Dell posted an advisory against the use of RAID 5 in any configuration and of RAID 50 with „Class […]
after win7 installation (copying files) has completed, win7 restarts displaying an ugly error with code: 0xc0000225 – means: Boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKO2QlU4he0] PLEASE MAKE SHURE THAT IO APIC is enabled!