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Mar/15

Virtualbox Stopped Working After Installing Hypervisor

I got the message when I tried to run one of my VMs and got this or similar message about 64bit support: VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not available on your system. Your 64-bit guest will fail to detect a 64-bit … Continue reading

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Feb/14

Installing VirtualBox Guest Additions On Ubuntu Server 12.04

Overview Trying to install the VirtualBox guest additions in a non desktop system I encounter errors. Luckily the solution wasn’t too difficult to fix. Install Use the Virtualbox menu to install the guest additions CD image Mount the Guest Additions … Continue reading

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Apr/13

IaaS Or VPS Part 3 – Up And Running

Overview Part 2 looked at the differences of AWS/IaaS to VPS. Part 3 will be looking at the cost after a period of time. Running Report The Amazon Web Services have been running for over 3 months with February running … Continue reading

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Feb/13

IaaS Or VPS Part 2 – Setup And Install

Overview Part 1 described the reasoning and setup behind the comparison. In this post I will go through the implementation of AWS and the final comparison of IaaS Vs. VPS Setup EC2 Setting up an EC2 and RDS instance was … Continue reading

11

Jun/12

Install Oracle (Sun) JRE On Ubuntu 12.04

Below should work for Ubuntu 12.04 for 32 and 64 bit. Add Oracle’s repository to repository list: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java Update sources: sudo apt-get update Install JRE 7: sudo apt-get install oracle-java7-installer Java JRE will not install in Ubuntu 12.04

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Sep/11

Windows 8 Preview Unexpected Error Status: 0xc0000225

I tried installing Windows 8 Preview on Oracle VM VirtualBox but when it started it errored on a black screen with white writing and stopped. The error at the bottom says Status: 0xc0000225 Info: An unexpected error has occurred. The … Continue reading

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Oct/10

Cloning HDD In VirtualBox

A common use of Virtual Machines is to test and run stuff till they are trashed. The magic is that each VM can be brought back up in no time with combination of save points (A.K.A Snapshots in VirtualBox) or … Continue reading

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Aug/10

How To Start Oracle Enterprise Manager

Specify the SID export ORACLE_SID= Start the enterprise manager emctl start dbconsole How to start Oracle Enterprise manager