Category Archives: How To

How To Integrate Emacs & Cscope To Browse Linux Kernel Source Code

This year I am going to study Linux kernel,  As a first step I grabbed a copy of Understanding the Linux Kernel By Daniel P. Bovet, Marco Cesati. The problem started when I had to go through actual code. I … Continue reading

Posted in Free Software, GNU GPL, How To, Kernel, Kubuntu, Tips | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

How To Automate Disk Cleanup and Defragmentation In Windows XP

Whenever we talk about maintaining Windows XP installation the most common concern is that the system gets slower by every passing day.  Answer to this very common problem is also very common which is defragment your hard disk regularly. I … Continue reading

Posted in How To, System Tools, Windows Software | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sun xVM VirtualBox Seamless Windows

Let’s get to the point directly, when we start a new virtual machine it will be started in the new VirtualBox window. This main window in turn acts as a desktop for the guest OS, this way the guest windows … Continue reading

Posted in How To, Seamless Mode, Tips, Virtual Box | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Installing And Using OpenVZ On Ubuntu 8.10 (From HowtoForge)

In this HowTo I will describe how to prepare an Ubuntu 8.10 server for OpenVZ. With OpenVZ you can create multiple Virtual Private Servers (VPS) on the same hardware, similar to Xen and the Linux Vserver project. OpenVZ is the … Continue reading

Posted in How To, Offsite Articles | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Installing Xen On CentOS 5.2 (i386) (From HowtoForge)

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install Xen (version 3.0.3) on a CentOS 5.2 system (i386). Xen lets you create guest operating systems (*nix operating systems like Linux and FreeBSD), so called “virtual machines” or domUs, under a … Continue reading

Posted in How To, Offsite Articles | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

How To Use Host USB Device From Guest In VirtualBox

Sometime back I explained how to use the host serial port from guest os in VirtualBox, In this post I will explain you how to use the host USB device from the guest. First Thing First : VirtualBox is distributed … Continue reading

Posted in How To, Kubuntu, Tips, Virtual Box | Tagged , , | 50 Comments

How To Use Host Serial Port From Guest In VirtualBox

As an Embedded Software Engineer serial port access is very critical requirement for me irrespective off which OS I am using and how I am using it (I mean with or without virtualization). I  have Windows XP as primary Operating … Continue reading

Posted in How To, Operating Systems, Tips, Virtual Box | Tagged , , , | 71 Comments