Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to run Windows 10 Insider Preview

VirtualBox package in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS does not successfully install Windows 10 Insider Preview. To install, you need to install VirtualBox from the Oracle website at this link: https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads

As instructed on that site:

Open a terminal window and add the following line to the /etc/apt/sources.list file: $ sudo vi /etc/apt/sources.list <enter> deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian xenial . . . → Read More: Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to run Windows 10 Insider Preview

Error don’t have a product spec for: ‘cm_dogo’ when building Cyanogen Mod 12.1 for Sony Xperia ZR

Building cyanogen 12.1 for Sony Xperia ZR throws the following error (in red) when you do: $ breakfast dogo <enter>

** Don’t have a product spec for: ‘cm_dogo’ ** Do you have the right repo manifest?

This error can be overcome by: $ cd ~/android/system/.repo/manifests <enter> $ cp default.xml default.backup <enter> $ leafpad default.xml <enter>

. . . → Read More: Error don’t have a product spec for: ‘cm_dogo’ when building Cyanogen Mod 12.1 for Sony Xperia ZR

Phone not detected with adb in the VirtualBox Ubuntu guest

If you create a Linux Virtual Machine using VirtualBox, then you will find that when an Android Phone is connected to the computer via USB port, it will not be detected in the Linux virtual machine.

To overcome this, in VirtualBox select Machine->Settings->USB and check Enable USB Controller and also check Enable USB 2.0 (EHCI) . . . → Read More: Phone not detected with adb in the VirtualBox Ubuntu guest

Install qemu-kvm on Ubuntu Linux

Check if kvm can run on the computer $ sudo kvm-ok <enter>

If it returns lines as follows, then it will work INFO: /dev/kvm exists KVM acceleration can be used

Install qemu-kvm Open a terminal window and enter the commands below. $ sudo apt-get install qemu-kvm libvirt-bin ubuntu-vm-builder bridge-utils virt-viewer virt-manager qemu-system <enter>

$ sudo . . . → Read More: Install qemu-kvm on Ubuntu Linux

Upgrade virtualbox on Ubuntu

If you have installed VirtualBox on Ubuntu 12.04, you can download the latest package from http://www.virtualbox.org.

You can then install it in a terminal window using dpkg. It will be upgraded, if already installed.

$ sudo apt-get upgrade virtualbox*.deb <enter>

Things to do after Fedora Linux install

So you have now upgraded to the latest Fedora Linux Operating System? Congratulations. You will now need to learn how to use the Gnome 3 desktop environment and also customize your desktop and install additional software. Below is a list of things you can do after you have install Fedora 16 on your computer.

Improve . . . → Read More: Things to do after Fedora Linux install

Java PC – FreeDOS / any OS on a Java based Virtual Machine software

You would have heard of VMWare, VirtualBox and other Virtual Machine software. Here is JPCApplication.jar. A virtual machine software written in Java. It executes on any platform, including a cell phone.

Things to do after Fedora 15 install

So you have now upgraded from Fedora 14 or any other distribution to Fedora 15? Congratulations. You will now need to learn how to use the Gnome 3 desktop environment and also customize your desktop and install additional software. Below is a list of things you can do after you have install Fedora 15 on . . . → Read More: Things to do after Fedora 15 install

Install VirtualBox on Fedora 15 or Fedora 16

Download the latest rpm file from http://www.virtualbox.org and install it using: # yum install dkms <enter> # rpm -ivh VirtualBox*.rpm <enter>

If after this you get an error of: (Failed, trying without DKMS) Recompiling VirtualBox kernel modules [FAILED] (Look at /var/log/vbox-install.log to find out what went wrong)

# cat /var/log/vbox-install.log <enter>

This shows following . . . → Read More: Install VirtualBox on Fedora 15 or Fedora 16

Restore Virtual Machines using VirtualBox

Save your VirtualBox virtual machine to a .OVA file. It will be easy to restore back.

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