You would have heard of VMWare, VirtualBox and other Virtual Machine software. Here is JPCApplication.jar. A virtual machine software written in Java. It executes on any platform, including a cell phone.
So you have now upgraded from Fedora 14 or any other distribution to Fedora 15? Congratulations. You will now need to learn how to use the Gnome 3 desktop environment and also customize your desktop and install additional software. Below is a list of things you can do after you have install Fedora 15 on … Continue reading Things to do after Fedora 15 install
Download the latest rpm file from http://www.virtualbox.org and install it using: # yum install dkms <enter> # rpm -ivh VirtualBox*.rpm <enter> If after this you get an error of: (Failed, trying without DKMS) Recompiling VirtualBox kernel modules [FAILED] (Look at /var/log/vbox-install.log to find out what went wrong) # cat /var/log/vbox-install.log <enter> This shows following message: … Continue reading Install VirtualBox on Fedora 15 or Fedora 16
Save your VirtualBox virtual machine to a .OVA file. It will be easy to restore back.
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
# 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
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 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
This is due to the Guest Additions in the Guest OS being of older version. Install the new versions and then this problem should go away.
This is an Open Virtual Format tool that allows you to export virtual machines as packages. Converts VMS from VMS to OVMFs. Virtualbox now has a feature to create an OVF i.e. export the installed virtual machine to OVF file. You get 2 files: *.vmdk and *.ovf. Use these to import the systems on the … Continue reading OVFTool and Virtualbox Export VMDK / OVF