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HowTo: Install configure KVM Virtualization & run Guest OSes in openSUSE

Posted 09-30-2008 at 05:25 PM by rbkumaran

Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) is a Linux kernel virtualization infrastructure. KVM is a full virtualization solution for Linux on x86 hardware containing virtualization extensions Intel VT (vmx) or AMD-V (svm). KVM also requires a modified QEMU although work is underway to get the required changes upstream.
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Flash in Konqueror

Posted 09-30-2008 at 02:36 PM by trevorparsons
Updated 11-22-2009 at 07:09 PM by trevorparsons (Flagged solution as out of date and fixed link.)

[Warning -- this solution is now well out of date!]

For ages Flash has failed to work properly for me when embedded in Konqueror on my Arch Linux system. It would start to load, look as if it was buffering, but not play, and meanwhile that tab or instance of Konqueror would be eating CPU.

Today I found a fix, as detailed by Mike Arthur.

Install kmplayer. I'm currently running kdemod3, and I had to install kdemod3-kmplayer from AUR, which I accomplished by running...
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Gufw - Simple GUI for ufw (Uncomplicated Firewall) in Ubuntu

Posted 09-29-2008 at 01:55 AM by sridhar11

Gufw is an easy to use Ubuntu / Linux firewall, powered by ufw.Gufw is an easy, intuitive, way to manage your Linux firewall. It supports common tasks such as allowing or blocking pre-configured, common p2p, or individual ports port(s), and many others! Gufw is powered by ufw, runs on Ubuntu, and anywhere else Python, GTK, and Ufw are available.

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Install open-vm-tools on Debian 4.0 (Etch)

Posted 09-29-2008 at 01:55 AM by sridhar11

VMware Inc. released an OpenSource version of their VMware-Tools, called open-vm-tools. While they’re quite easy to install on Gentoo (emerge open-vm-tools), it’s not that easy having them installed on a Debian Etch (4.0) if you want to go the proper way.

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Linux Kernel Magic SysRq keys in openSUSE for crash recovery

Posted 09-28-2008 at 01:17 PM by rbkumaran

The Linux Kernel offers you something that allows you to recover your system from a crash or at the least lets you to perform a proper shutdown using the Magic SysRq Keys. The magic SysRq key is a select key combination in the Linux kernel which allows the user to perform various low level commands regardless of the system’s state using the SysRq key.
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