virtualization Archive

VirtualBox upgrade issues

Author: | Categories: howto 1 Comment
VirtualBox 4.2 has been released for quite a while but I didn’t want to migrate too soon from the stable 4.1. When I finally decided to make the switch I had some issues during the upgrade process. I was following the same simple steps that I took a while

VirtualBox 3.2.8

Author: | Categories: software No comments
A new maintenance release of Oracle VirtualBox has been announced. Vbox 3.2.8 is a minor update which fixes several performance and stability issues. Fedora and Ubuntu users who enabled the virtualbox repo should get notified and prompted to install the update. Links: changelog download page for all platforms

VMware reloaded

Author: | Categories: howto No comments
Got the latest VMware Workstation (6.5.2). The release notes file didn’t say anything about kernel support. I was hoping for 2.6.29 support. The previous WS version (6.5.1) didn’t compile and an unofficial patch was required to make it work. Did anything change with this release? No. What do you

VMware arrow keys issues

Author: | Categories: howto 3 Comments
After a kernel update on Fedora 10 followed by a reboot and VMware reconfiguration (vmware-config.pl) the arrow keys inside the Guest OS got all messed up. None of them seemed to work anymore (neither did Home, End, Page Up, Page Down). This issue is quite old and VMware doesn’t