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Old 04-01-2015, 06:39 AM   #46
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Package postgresql-9.1 is not available, but is referred to by another package.
This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
is only available from another source
Did you get an error similar to this when running the sudo apt-get commands?
 
Old 04-01-2015, 07:58 AM   #47
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Not that I would remember.
Regarding virtualbox (post number 45): I tried to install this also. I saw it can use VDI directly but it didn't ask me for Ubuntu guest os ISO. It didn't even ask me to load the VDI file. All it asked me is to choose the path where some storage will be saved.

This task is extremly complicated. I have been working on that for a long time, researched your forums and there are rare topics with so many posts as this one but Im afraid I won't be able to do this on my own. Its too hard, too complicated.
 
Old 04-01-2015, 08:42 AM   #48
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Maybe you can find somebody local that can help you with it.
 
Old 04-01-2015, 09:01 AM   #49
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Cannot. If I could I would already, thats why I posted here. What else can I do? Either in vmware player or virtualbox?
 
Old 04-01-2015, 03:31 PM   #50
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Regarding virtualbox (post number 45): I tried to install this also. I saw it can use VDI directly but it didn't ask me for Ubuntu guest os ISO.
Why should it? It's already been installed in that vdi file, all you need to do is give the VM a name, assign it some RAM, and boot it up.

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It didn't even ask me to load the VDI file. All it asked me is to choose the path where some storage will be saved.
I'm not sure what you mean. You need to create a new VM, name it, tell it what kind of OS it is, assign it some RAM, and then when it asks about a storage container, tell it to use an existing one and select the vdi file you downloaded. Then just boot it up.
 
Old 04-01-2015, 04:20 PM   #51
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suicidaleggroll... Its not that easy. Somehow I managed to create Virtual Machine on my own but when I wanted to use vdi file (this could be the moment of so called "storage container") I got error message saying it cannot be the same.. Im not sure if this "it" was folder or path or file. Probably file since I then tried same path (windows 8.1's desktop) and it worked because I renamed the file. When I want to start (the word "start" is most likely equal to "boot") that virtual machine I get error message saying (obviously i am talking about virtualbox):

"FATAL: No bootable medium found! System halted."

According to how I understand the error, the reason is that I didn't set anywhere which file should virtual machine use. Within the same black window, as where said error is shown, I went to Devices\CD-DVD Devices\Choose A Virtual CD-DVD Disk Drive

Unfortunately here the possibility to choose VDI file is gone. Also if I go on the main virtualbox's software screen to right click virtual machine\Settings. Here is nowhere possibility to add any file.
 
Old 04-01-2015, 04:41 PM   #52
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when you click on use an existing virtual hard drive file, did you click on the little box out to the right of the box that says empty and browse to location of the file you downloaded?

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Old 04-01-2015, 04:55 PM   #53
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when i was creating, in virtualbox, virtual machine, it didn't really ask me for vdi filename. It only asked me for destination where I want to save something. When i wanted to basically choose the vdi file, it said that the name of file cannot be the same. After double checking, I saw it was actually asking where to save (storage) and not which vdi file to use. Never asked me for any file what to use.
 
Old 04-01-2015, 05:02 PM   #54
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You must have selected to create a new vdi file instead of using an existing one on the previous page.
 
Old 04-01-2015, 05:02 PM   #55
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for virtual box
new
type an arbitrary name
type: linux
version ubuntu 32bit
click next
set you memory size
click: next
click: use an existing virtual hard drive file
click: the little yellow box at the end of the empty box
browse the location of the file you downloaded and extracted for virtual box and select it
click: create as it should be lit up now
power it up.
which step are you having trouble with?
 
Old 04-01-2015, 05:43 PM   #56
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am i right in assuming the "IMG" files here are in fact disk images
( and NOT PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGE format called img for imaging data - photographs )

for a LINUX ext2 or 3 or 4 harddrive disk image ( that is NOT encrypted )

i would install MinGW on windows
and do a normal everyday mount loop on the drive image
using the MinGW bash terminal

mingw should not take longer than 30 min. to set up for a very basic install



or

even EASIER
burn a knoppix 7 cd and boot into it

then mount that img

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Old 04-01-2015, 06:08 PM   #57
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Ok it seems like post number 55th (colorpurple's) now finally solved the problem within virtualbox. That means suicidaleggroll was right suggesting me virtualbox instead of vmware player. Using "use an existing virtual hard drive file" and choosing VDI file finally came to the step of installing the content inside the file. So problem solved.

Thank you a trillion of times to all 3 of you for your time for me and specially your patience.
 
  


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