Category: virtualbox / Virtualization / xenserver

24.04.2016

  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.   […]

25.01.2016

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 […]

29.12.2015

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; […]

28.08.2015

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 […]

25.07.2015

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 […]

23.07.2015

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) […]

20.07.2015

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 […]

29.04.2015

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)[1] […]

29.01.2015

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: […]

01.12.2014

# 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 […]

14.10.2014

  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 […]

22.09.2014

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?

01.09.2014

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 […]

13.02.2014

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.[56] In August 2012, Dell posted an advisory against the use of RAID 5 in any configuration and of RAID 50 with „Class […]