Tag Archives: Virtual machine

VMware Player Review – Virtualization that’s easy

VMware Player allows for the installation of a virtual machine onto your workstation.  This means of creating a second operating system within your operating system allows you to test or use an operating system of your choice.  The user-friendly interface … Continue reading

Posted in Apple, Computer hardware, Computers, Education, freeware, Information Technology, Linux, Networking, Software, Technology, Ubuntu, Windows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Linux Live USB Creator

Here’s an excellent review of Linux Live USB by Bill Mullins – If you’re looking for a painless way to run Linux without having installed any one of 200+ distributions to your Hard Drive, or without having to boot from … Continue reading

Posted in Computers, freeware, Information Technology, Software | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

VirtualBox Gadget to monitor your virtual machines

Need to monitor your virtualbox operating systems? vBox Gadget for Windows monitors the performance of each virtual machine.          

Posted in Computers, freeware, Information Technology, network, Networking, Software, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

VirtualBox is now Oracle VM VirtualBox

Hopefully Oracle leaves VirtualBox free for home users… well Oracle VM VirtualBox. VirtualBox Version 3.2.0 is a major update and is available now. The following major new features were added: Following the acquisition of Sun Microsystems by Oracle, the VirtualBox … Continue reading

Posted in Computers | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

VirtualBox 3.0.0 Released – Supports up to 32 processors

With guest SMP with up to 32 virtual CPUs (VT-x and AMD-V only), VirtualBox 3.0.0 released earlier this week, produces more processing power than ever.  With this update alone, computers with dual or quad core processors makes Sun’s VirtualBox the … Continue reading

Posted in Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

VirtualBox Optimization

How to Optimize VirtualBox on Your Windows PC If you need to save space on you host computer, you can use the compact command to shrink and optimize the vdis you have on the machine.

Posted in Technology | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Use VirtualBox to Create a Lab on Your Laptop

Posted in Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sun Microsystems xVM Ops Center Video

Posted in Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sun Microsystems and VirtualBox Datacenter Video

Posted in Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

VirtualBox Tips

Sun xVM VirtualBox is easy to use.  Why would you use it? To setup Windows XP inside of Vista to test software To load a server inside of a server (this saves money – all you do is add more … Continue reading

Posted in Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

VirtualBox USB and Network Settings

Several People have USB and Network Setting errors in VirtualBox.  The pictures below are from my setup.  Remember, just because you don’t see your wireless network card, doesn’t mean it’s not working.  Make sure you check NAT.  Also on USB, … Continue reading

Posted in Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

VirtualBox Installation Step by Step

VirtualBox Installation allows for guest operating systems to be loaded on your host operating system. (i.e. running Microsoft Windows XP on Vista)  See the attached document- installing-virtualbox Note:  This documentation is not intended for a substitute for VirtualBox instructions.  Use … Continue reading

Posted in Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Ubuntu – Running on VirtualBox

Well, I’ve used Microsoft’s VirtualPC, VMWare and I just tried VirtualBox and yes, I like it.  It allows for all of the Microsoft windows flavors to be installed on your computer in a ‘virtual area’ of your harddrive and yes, … Continue reading

Posted in Computers, Internet, Software, Technology, Wireless | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments