VMware Player

You can use VMware Player to simulate and run virtual machines on your computer. You can download it from here http://www.vmware.com/download/player/. You can also get virtual appliances (machines) from VMware at this link http://www.vmware.com/appliances. Depending on what kind of appliance you need, you can download, install it and run it off your desktop. This is … Continue reading VMware Player

Installation error VBOXGuestAdditions in VirtualBox Fedora 12/13

# cat /var/log/messages Use above to look for reason for error messages. # yum install kernel-devel kernel-headers gcc dkms # export KERN_DIR = /usr/src/kernel/ dkms is needed if you get the modprobe error for guest Now install VboxLinuxAdditions If in spite of all the above it still does not work, then you may have a … Continue reading Installation error VBOXGuestAdditions in VirtualBox Fedora 12/13

Use 2 network adaptors with Linux from 2 broadband service providers

You can use 2 network adaptors with Linux for using 2 ADSL connections. The first one, you can connect and use with the host operating system. After this is established and working, start your VirtualBox guest OS and choose the network adaptor as the other ADSL connection. It could be a different ISP. This should … Continue reading Use 2 network adaptors with Linux from 2 broadband service providers

VirtualBox restoration from Appliance file (*.OVF) reboots on and on

Virtualbox reboots on and on and on. To solve, do following: If you are seeing this problem repeatedly you can manually disable these drivers (with no negative side effect) by going to the following location in the registry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSet?ServicesProcessor Or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSet?ServicesIntelppm And changing the 'Start' value to '4'. Next is to disable the network card … Continue reading VirtualBox restoration from Appliance file (*.OVF) reboots on and on