I wanted to try a light weight distro to see how my Acer Aspire Revo computer reacted, and what I had to do to get it installed. Also why I picked this Linux distro, Performance boost (using cgroup, the notorious “4 lines of code better than 200″ in user-space.) Installation: 1. Boot on to ..
Like normal, I get bored with my Operating Systems so I install Linux Mint Debian (201012) LMDE, and what I had to do to get it installed. Also why I picked this Linux distro, Rolling Distribution (Once you do the updates you are at the current version), Performance boost (using cgroup, the notorious “4 lines of ..
This is my setup of running LXC Linux Containers on my workstation Ubuntu 10.04 x86_64 and wanting to run test servers running CentOS 5 x86_64. Runs very well in this configuration because of the container base setup instead of full virtualization like VMware, Virtualbox and KVM. Here are the steps I took to get it ..
I had some old server hardware I didn't want to throw into the garbage. So I looked into some virtual machine software that is called Container Virtualization instead of full Virtualization software like VMWare, Virtualbox, Microsoft Hyper-V and other. Server hardware Dell Poweredge with Dual PIII 1.4 processors, 2G ram and raid controller. CentOS 5 ..
If you are still having problems try theses commands to collect more information. # lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: nVidia Corporation MCP79 Host Bridge (rev b1) 00:00.1 RAM memory: nVidia Corporation MCP79 Memory Controller (rev b1) 00:03.0 ISA bridge: nVidia Corporation MCP79 LPC Bridge (rev b2) 00:03.1 RAM memory: nVidia Corporation MCP79 Memory Controller (rev b1) 00:03.2 ..
So I purchased a Acer Aspire Revo Model AR3610-E9012, wanted a computer that is small, uses less power. Wanted to watch streaming video's and play music and of course Web browsing. With this computer I received a 500G hard drive so I split it up in half, Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04. Here are some ..
Updated July 16 2012, this was done on Lubuntu 12.04 and VirtualBox 4.1.18 My Setup, 24 inch LG flat screen with 1920x1080 resolution, Wanted to play around with new ubuntu 10 workstation, Installed Ubuntu but defaulted to only 640x480, 800x600 and 1024x768. So this is the steps I had to take to have ..
Do the base installation, see link below: http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Beginners Guide Installing the Base system # /arch/setup as the root user. Go through all the screens so you can install base system. Step 1: Configuring the network (if necessary) Hopefully this is working after the reboot. Step 2: Update, Sync, and Upgrade the system with pacman nano ..
Step 1: Edit /etc/pacman.conf add information below before the [core] entry. [larch] Server = ftp://ftp.berlios.de/pub/larch/larch7/i686 # There must be a blank line after this! Step 2: Run pacman -Sy as root to update packages. Step 3: Run pacman -S larch as root to install larch and also create a directory /home/larchbuild Step 4: Run larch ..
Load a Terminal Application $ cd $HOME/BackgroundImages $ sudo cp NEWIMAGENAME /usr/share/pixmaps/backgrounds/gnome/background-default.jpg Now your Login Image and Background are the same. TIP: I try to match the image size to my monitor r..