Архив метки: Virtualbox

How to install Ubuntu Server 18.04

Автор: | 24.05.2018

The new Ubuntu Server has arrived and it promises to be the most cloud-friendly platform on the planet. Whether that is true or not has yet to be decided. However, what has been made crystal clear is that the installation of Ubuntu Server has changed. Although the installation is still text-based (keeping it on the… Читать далее »

How to create a bash script for starting VirtualBox VMs

Автор: | 26.04.2018

Image: Jack Wallen There’s a nifty feature that comes with VirtualBox that allows you to create a desktop shortcut for virtual machines. This, however, doesn’t do you much good if you’re running VirtualBox on a GUI-less server. If that’s the case, you don’t always want to have to issue the command to start a VM… Читать далее »

How to migrate your current virtual machines to an Antsle cloud server

Автор: | 19.04.2018

Image: Antsle The Antsle cloud server is a remarkably easy means of deploying virtual machines for your company. If you’ve recently migrated to an Antsle device, you might find that you have virtual machines that you previously deployed with a different technology that you’d like to migrate to your new bit of tech. But if… Читать далее »

Hypervisor or containers: Which solution is right for you?

Автор: | 22.02.2018

There are a lot of considerations to make when using virtualization technologies. Finding a solution which balances performance and security can be challenging. Likewise, use case is a significant factor—a desktop-focused hypervisor would not be a good fit for creating virtual servers. SEE: Comparison chart: Virtualization platforms (Tech Pro Research) Server virtualization For server use,… Читать далее »

Meet the Antsle: The perfect out-of-the box virtual machine solution

Автор: | 21.02.2018

Image: Jack Wallen I’ve worked with virtual machines on many platforms from VirtualBox to VMware to KVM to qemu. For the most part, they’re all pretty much the same—a nice GUI tool built around powerful command tools, designed to create and manage virtual machines on a host operating system. Of the available options, VirtualBox has… Читать далее »

How to install a minimal Debian server

Автор: | 07.02.2018

Image: Debian I talk a great deal about using Ubuntu Server as your platform of choice for many a data center need. That particular operating system isn’t the only option. In fact, there’s always the OS Ubuntu is based on. That’s right, I’m talking about Debian. Debian is a rock solid Linux distribution that offers… Читать далее »

Why KDE’s Plasma Mobile is the ideal platform for Linux fans and developers

Автор: | 06.02.2018

Image: Jack Wallen For the last decade, the mobile market has been under complete lockdown. Unless you were Android or iOS, you didn’t stand a chance at making much of a run at success. Canonical failed miserably with the Ubuntu Phone. Blackberry had to resort to their own take on Android. Firefox OS couldn’t even… Читать далее »

How to clone VirtualBox Virtual Machines from the command line

Автор: | 15.11.2017

I use VirtualBox every day. Many times I’ve already created a Virtual Machine (VM) that will serve as the building block for a new server. To that end, I’ll clone the original VM, and then use it to create the new machine. That’s very simple with the GUI. But what if you make use of… Читать далее »

How to set bridged networking in a VirtualBox virtual machine

Автор: | 09.11.2017

If you make use of VirtualBox for your virtual machines — especially servers — you might have come across an issue where the machines on your company network cannot reach the guest platforms. There is a very simple reason for this: the default network. Out of the gate, VirtualBox sets networking to NAT, which translates—pun… Читать далее »

How to enable copy and paste in VirtualBox

Автор: | 09.11.2017

Image: Jack Wallen This comes, once again, from the department of «Should be working out of the box.» Have you ever needed to type out a long string of text, a line of code, URL, or paragraph, into your VirtualBox guest—knowing said text is sitting there, waiting patiently, on your host? You want to simply… Читать далее »