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Installing Linux Lite – A mini review

Home users that ONLY check email and use very few other programs may consider replacing their OS.   Linux has made an exceptional gain over the past several years with a Programs (Add/Remove) component and with hardware drivers. To see … Continue reading

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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

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Paragon Virtualization Manager 12 Compact 3 day giveaway

Bill Mullins finds some of the best deals.   Go over and read his article and see how to get this software for free! (Limited time)    With our class working with virtualization in several different areas, this article explains … Continue reading

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Free Virtualization Certification from Microsoft

Want to earn a free Virtualization Certification? The Virtualization Challenge means that for a limited time, you can take Exam 70-659: MCTS: Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization, at no cost, from a Microsoft Learning Partner near you. If you … Continue reading

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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

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Increase hard drive size in VirtualBox

Running out of hard drive space on your virtual OS?  Here’s how you can increase the size. (VirtualBox Version 4+) From the command line, you will need to navigate to the VirtualBox folder under program files. and type the following- … Continue reading

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Run VirtualBox on a webserver as a cloud OS

Want to run VirtualBox on a webserver for training or need to run VirtualBox remotely on a webserver?  Need VirtualOSs in the cloud? Download PHPVirtualBox.  Unzip the files into a folder in your webserver.  Give permissions for web users.  In … Continue reading

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Run another operating system inside of Windows 8

My hopes are that Microsoft is smart enough to keep what they have in Windows 8 when they put it onto tablets.  See our review – Mobile computing makes me crazy – Sanity out of Windows 8 – a review. Running on … Continue reading

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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.          

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Oracle Releases Another New Version of VirtualBox VDI – Virtualization – News & Reviews – eWeek.com

Oracle Releases Another New Version of VirtualBox VDI – Virtualization – News & Reviews – eWeek.com. Oracle’s VirtualBox 4.1 includes several new features, but the main one is a new virtual machine cloning facility, which adds a lot more functionality.

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The ABCs of virtual private servers, Part 1: Why go virtual?

If you’re tired of the hassle of maintaining your own server hardware, either locally or co-located, then a virtual private server may be for you. Ars looks at some of the main contenders, and at the advantages of going virtual. … Continue reading

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Share a Folder in VirtualBox

Here’s the easiest way to share a folder in VirtualBox.  Richard is one of our students and loves to experiment with virtualization.

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Does your computer support virtualization?

Intel’s program  Link AMD’s program Link And my processor…

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Kaviza Adds IPhone, IPad, Android to Virtual Desktop Package – PCWorld Business Center

So what does this mean?  Corporate and business computing is changing, allowing mobile devices to become even more useful. Kaviza Adds IPhone, IPad, Android to Virtual Desktop Package – PCWorld Business Center.

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The scary side of virtualization

The scary side of virtualization. After pushing forward with server virtualization, some IT executives are rethinking the security implications…

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With New i7 processors and AMD Processors – Use Go Virtual

Although the free version or Paragon’s Go Virtual is for non-commercial use, this application is an excellent product.  It requires you to load VirtualPC, VMWare or Oracle’s VirtualBox on a computer.  Once loaded, all you have to do is Load … Continue reading

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Network Security Toolkit (NST v2.11.0)

Network Security Toolkit (NST v2.11.0)is a system designed for network traffic analysis, intrusion detection, network packet generation, wireless network monitoring, virtual session serving, or a sophisticated network scanner.  NST is bootable ISO live CD/DVD (NST Live) is based on Fedora.  NST was designed to provide easy access … Continue reading

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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

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VirtualBox and Ubuntu 10.04

Ubuntu continues to grow and the ease of installation and stability are excellent for any user.   With VirtualBox, Ubuntu can be ran on Windows 7 with ease while using very little resources. The setup of VitualBox is easy and … Continue reading

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Installing Fedora on VirtualBox – Pictorial

Experimenting with Linux is a great way to learn the operating system.  It is essential that you learn Linux if you are going to be in Information Technology.  Here’s a pictorial on installing Fedora Linux on VirtualBox. VirtualBox (Wiki)  is … Continue reading

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