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VirtualBox 2: How To Pass Through USB Devices To Guests On An Ubuntu 8.10 Host (From HowtoForge)

This short guide shows how you can pass through USB devices (such as a USB flash drive) to VirtualBox guests on an Ubuntu 8.10 VirtualBox 2 host. USB support is available only in the VirtualBox PUEL (closed-source) edition, not in … Continue reading

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Creating Virtual Machines For Xen, KVM, VMware Workstation 6, and VMware Server With vmbuilder On Ubuntu 8.10 (From HowtoForge

vmbuilder is a tool (introduced on Ubuntu 8.10) that allows you to build virtual machines (with Ubuntu as the OS) for multiple virtualization techniques. Currently it supports Xen, KVM, VMware Workstation 6, and VMware Server. You can afterwards copy the … Continue reading

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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

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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

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VBoxHeadless – Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 2.0 On A Headless Ubuntu 8.04 Server (From HowtoForge)

Falko Timme has written step-by-step guide to run Virtual Box Virtual Machine through Virtual Box Remote Deskop Protocol on FowtoForge. Abstract: This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with Sun xVM VirtualBox 2.0 on a headless Ubuntu 8.04 … Continue reading

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