Note: A huge thanks to Howard Gray for the loan of his new fast computer that gives us the horsepower to properly display VirtualBox.
07/2014 VirtualBox Bookmarks
- How to run XP on Linux Mint with Oracle VirtualBox For those times when you absolutely must still run Windows XP, one safer way of doing it is to run XP in a virtual machine using the Oracle VirtualBox hypervisor on Linux Mint.
- How to install Oracle VirtualBox and Windows XP on Linux Mint A nice screenshot gallery
- VirtualBox’s Guest Additions: What They Are And How To Install Them Installing an operating system to the virtual machine isn’t enough – you need VirtualBox’s Guest Additions for the best experience.
- Virtualbox: Setting up Windows Guest in Linux – Long but complete video about installing guest additions and 2D/3D graphics.
- Battle of Free Virtualization Tools: VMware vs. VirtualBox StorageCraft presents: VMware vs. Virtualbox.
07/2014 Linux Bookmarks
- Ubuntu 14.04 – There has never been a better time to switch to Linux « Everyday Linux User Ubuntu 14.04 – there has never been a better time to switch to Linux. This is a review of the best version of Ubuntu yet.
- PowerTOP Maximizes Your Linux Laptop’s Battery Life On Linux laptops, a common complaint is battery life isn’t great. Now find what settings are best for your system using PowerTOP.
- Skype 4.3 for Linux A new Skype for Linux version 126.96.36.199: an updated UI, a new cloud-based Group Chat, and more reliable file transfers. Also greater handicapped accessibility.
- Need More, Or Updated, Software? Try These 7 Ubuntu PPAs For Ubuntu-based Linux (includes LXLE), add additional software repositories.
- Linux dominates supercomputers as never before The latest list of the fastest supercomputers in the world is out. Linux not only rules, it’s almost eliminated all of its competition.
- The Ultimate “Should I Use Linux?” Checklist Deciding to switch to Linux isn’t so easy. Linux isn’t perfect, but is it for you?
- What’s the Difference Between Linux and BSD? (plenty!)
- Turn an Old PC Into a Home File Server FreeNAS does it all for free.
In August we may try setting up a FreeNAS Server.
(You’re right this is not Linux, but BSD!!)