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WARNING #linux #kernel 3.2.0-43 breaks #ubuntu @virtualbox 4.2.12 guest vms

if you are running @virtualbox 4.2.12 and have an ed/k/x/ubuntu 12.04.02 LTS guest with virtualbox guest additions installed do not allow the the kernel to be updated to 3.2.0-43

  • it may hang during boot
  • it may give you a black screen
  • it may give you a low res video warning

other possible workarounds

  • downgrade virtual box to 4.2.10
  • do not install virtual box guest additions
  • use guest additions from ubuntu repo instead of virtual box iso

also see

bitrock install builder

bitrock the creators of bitnami have now created bitrock install builder.

InstallBuilder and InstallBuilder for Qt® are powerful, cross-platform installer development tools. InstallBuilder allows you to create smaller, faster installers than with competing tools. InstallBuilder-built installers will automatically run in GUI, text, or unattended modes depending on the environment

howto create a chromium os vm

You can either try the official way that uses ubuntu and kvm

or try creating a bootable USB drive with chromium os x86-generic

and then trying to boot the USB drive from vmware player using plop

Google Android* OS for Intel® Architecture

Google Android* OS has arrived for Intel® Architecture

When building your Android VM dont forget to add a second disk for your virtual SD card and change the kernel boot params as follows

  • DATA=sda1 SDCARD=sdb1

android intel X86
android intel X86

java everywhere !

last month it was the java (mains) plug ! now java is appearing in the android dalvik vm and SalesForce java enterprise clouds from VMware

if you're a java newbie you might like http://www.javaranch.com/ and maybe the java cloud really is the begining of the end of m$

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Oracle Enterprise Linux (OEL) is freely re-distributable !

Oracle Enterprise Linux (and Oracle VM) is freely RE-distributable !

Yes, it's free download but also free to re-distribute including copyrights and trademarks, see the EULA for more details.

And theres now a public yum server for OEL that offers a free and convenient way to install packages from the Enterprise Linux and Oracle VM installation media via a yum client.

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