Category Archives: virtualization

How To Install VMware Tools on Ubuntu 8.04 Guests

Installing VMware Tools on virtualized guests gives you a much more enjoyable experience within your virtual environment.  Screen resolution, mouse behaviour, etc will be improved for your virtual sessions after installing these additional tools.  Installing these tools within Ubuntu 8.04 virtualized guests is fairly simple, just follow along below. Installing VMware Tools The first requirement,… Read More »

Seamless Window Integration – Preview

I’ve got a tutorial in the works that I’m really excited about. If you use virtualization much you might want to come back for this one. I’ll outline how to setup and run seamless window integration using VirtualBox for your virtualized applications.  I’m not sure how I’ve missed using this for so long, I just… Read More »

How To Install VirtualBox Open Source Edition on Ubuntu 7.10

UPDATE: Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 9.10 “Karmic Koala” This tutorial has Jeff Schroeder and Aaron Toponce to thank for their tips and prodding to try VirtualBox again. Thanks guys… now if one of us can just document simpler proper network bridging we’d be in good shape! I’ve previously written on how to install VMware Server… Read More »

How To Install VMware Tools on Ubuntu Guests

How To Install VMware Tools on Ubuntu Guests I’ve been playing more and more with virtualization lately. Partly in testing Ubuntu alpha and beta releases but also testing the folding project installer and compatibility with multiple distributions. You may have seen my previous tutorials on installing VMware Server on Ubuntu 7.04 or installing VMware Server… Read More »