When trying to install Ubuntu 14.10 in Virtualbox, I was running into a problem where my screen was all garbled. To resolve this: Hit Right Ctrl+F1 (you will see the shell) and then Right Ctrl+F7. This will force Ubunto to redetect your monitor and display settings, and everything should be hunky dory again.
Download and Install VirtualBox (Install to the default path) Click the start button Type “diskmgmt.msc” and open the program. Find and note your disk number. Open Windows Powershell as an admin Change your directory to the default Vbox directory cd “c:Program FilesOracleVirtualbox” Type the following to make your USB drive a virtual drive in VBox (replace the # with […]
I ran into a problem today when upgrading my vmhost to a new Linux version. Therefore, I had to move my vm clients to a different box to complete the upgrade, and minimize downtime. So, I copied the vdi files from my old server to my new server using the scp linux command. Fired up […]
So after a major consolidation of systems, I’ve started my sprawl already. I decided that I would not keep my webservers running off of my primary home desktop (using VMWare Workstation). Instead, I wanted to find a small PC to run ESXi, or some other hypervisor. While I toyed with the idea of a “real” […]
I moved my Sites to a Linux host with that was using VirtualBox as a “hypervisor”. My webservers are Linux clients, and they were installed using the virtual appliance from Bitnami. The short story is, the UUID of the hard drives matched, and even though a Windows box with VMware Workstation doesn’t care, a Linux […]