How To Set UP Linux Mint On VirtualBox?

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The Linux mint is getting more popular and it is gaining same popularity as the Ubuntu Desktop once had. Some of the Ubuntu users even started using Linux mint. Though both operating systems are great with respect to usability, it is hard to predict which one is better over the other. That is still a debatable question. Some users love … Read More

How To Install PfSense on VirtualBox?

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In some of my last blog posts, we covered the installation of pfSense on BareMetal meaning on old physical PC, and different hypervisors such as pfSense on KVM, VMware workstation, and so on. In this blog, we are going to cover how you can install pfSense on a virtual box hypervisor. Since VirtualBox is free and it supports Windows and … Read More

How To Extend Windows Storage in KVM ?

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I have one windows machine that I use as an alternate operating system in my Linux KVM. Recently I noticed that the C drive in my windows got filled up and there is not enough space left to store any more data. If you have a physical box then it is a little difficult, as you have to expand your … Read More

Useful KVM commands

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In the last few blogs, I covered how you can install different Operating systems in a KVM host. But some of you are wondering I got this guest OS installed but how do I manage it. In this blog, let’s take a look at some of the useful KVM command line commands which you can run on the terminal. The … Read More

Install windows 10 on Ubuntu / Linux mint KVM

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I love Ubuntu, especially when I wanted to work with python programming, But I also love windows 10 because of its GUI and the vast variety of software support. In the last blog, I covered how you can install windows 10 on Centos/Redhat KVM. But in this tutorial I going to cover the Debian derivative Ubuntu. And the steps mentioned … Read More

4 Easy steps to download the windows 10 ISO image.

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Many people asked me lately where can they get the windows 10 iso image, and in this blog I am going to show you how you can downloads windows 10 iso image directly from Microsoft. Note : Though you can download the image for free, you will have to use your own license key later on. Prerequisite Good internet connection. … Read More

How To Install Windows 10 In VMware Workstation?

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When you wanted to test something in your machine its better to use a virtual environment. you can play around with the machine and even if you mess up something with the virtual machine, you can still restore them. Since the VM environment and the physical host environment is separate, whatever you do on the VM environment stays at the … Read More

10 Easy steps to install CentOS 7/8 on VMware workstation

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I have covered few blog posts in the past about installing VM’s such as Centos, Ubuntu, Windows on different hypervisors. However, installation of CentOS 8 on vmware workstation was totally different story. When the CentOS 8 came out I thought let me spin up the CentOS 8 on my VMware workstation. Guess what ?, The installation didn’t succeed. during the … Read More

4 easy step to install CentOS on KVM

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CentOS is one of my favorite Linux distros, I have been using them for quite a while for my labs as well as in POC’s. If I have to do some testing in the Redhat production servers I would prefer to use Centos as an alternate as both are identical and configuration looks the same and Centos doesn’t require a … Read More

10 Easy Steps To Install Windows 10 on Linux KVM

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I usually use the windows vm machine as a jump server inside my labs, that way I can move around the files and stuff quickly, sometimes I install the windows machine on the ESXi host else I would install it on the KVM.  For some, they wanted to use windows machines on their Linux box. They can either install Vmware … Read More

10 Easy Steps To Install Ubuntu On VMware Workstation pro.

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When you are a network engineer or a developer, you may want to test your skills in a virtual environment rather than playing with your machine or production environment. Because you never know what could go wrong. What is VMware Workstation pro? VMWare workstation pro is a Software program that would let you install different operating systems, be it a … Read More

[Solution] You need at least 8.6GB disk space to install Ubuntu. The computer has only 2.0GB

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I was working on a topology where I had to add a Ubuntu desktop client to simulate the end-user machine. I tried to install Ubuntu on the KVM hypervisor. Downloaded the Ubuntu ISO file, moved the Ubuntu-desktop ISO file to /var/lib/libvert/images folder on the KVM server I was working on. Selected network configuration and started the VM installation. There were … Read More