Category: Virtualization / KVM / VirtualBox / xenserver

Windows (7) automatic reboot every 3 days at midnight taskschd.msc
04.09.2019

sometimes one wants to restart a windows vm every x days – to clean up RAM and Co. run task scheduler “Aufgabenplanung” %windir%\system32\taskschd.msc /s File/Datei -> New/Neu -> Basic Task/Einfache Aufgabe select or copy paste: %SystemRoot%\System32\shutdown.exe one has to scroll […]

Debian 9.8 “stretch” setup of VirtualBox 6.0 with Cinnamon Desktop
03.08.2019

# setup log of VirtualBox Graphical User Interface Version 6.0.10 r132072 (Qt5.7.1) # on Debian 9.8 with Cinnamon Desktop # go into software repo user@debian98:~$ cd /software/ # download latest version of software user@debian98:/software$ wget https://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/6.0.10/virtualbox-6.0_6.0.10-132072~Debian~stretch_amd64.deb –2019-08-03 14:36:05– https://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/6.0.10/virtualbox-6.0_6.0.10-132072~Debian~stretch_amd64.deb Resolving […]

CentOS7 setup virtualbox
07.02.2018

headless server: tested: 2018-10-17 on CentOS Linux 7.5 (Core) wget https://www.virtualbox.org/download/oracle_vbox.asc rpm –import oracle_vbox.asc cd /etc/yum.repos.d/ wget https://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/rpm/el/virtualbox.repo yum update yum search virtualbox yum install VirtualBox-5.2.x86_64 # if you want/need usb 3.0 extension package wget https://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/5.2.20/Oracle_VM_VirtualBox_Extension_Pack-5.2.20.vbox-extpack VBoxManage extpack install Oracle_VM_VirtualBox_Extension_Pack-5.2.20.vbox-extpack […]

Docker
29.01.2018

who is who? concepts: docker is written in Google Go by Docker Inc, SanFrancisco because it does not emulate any hardware – it is a linux container / sandbox or jail like Free BSD Jail or Solaris Zones or OpenVZ so […]

Linux CentOS7 install mate and virtualbox guest additions
17.12.2017

Update: as of 2019-01 and CentOS 7.6 the below setup may fail by now, for those reasons… BUT you CAN compile the latest kernel and all modules yourself (DON’T BE SHOCKED! YOU CAN DO IT! IT’S NOT ROCKET SIENCE!… just […]

VirtualBox under LinuxDebian – Hang Hung VM on Starting Virtual Machine
02.11.2017

this applies to: VirtualBox Version 5.1.8 r111374 (Qt5.3.2) hostnamectl Static hostname: DebianWorkstation Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 8 (jessie) Kernel: Linux 3.16.0-4-686-pae Architecture: x86 the VMs hangs on startup with this screen: Solution: kill the vm then disable audio device… the […]

debian 9 stretch – howto setup docker container software
31.07.2017

What is docker? (src) Docker is the world’s leading software container platform. Developers use Docker to eliminate “works on my machine” problems when collaborating on code with co-workers. Operators use Docker to run and manage apps side-by-side in isolated containers […]