Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back > Blogs
User Name



Learning Xorg config 800x480 Lubuntu16.10 OSboxes VBox

Posted 12-28-2016 at 09:01 PM by GentleThotSeaMonkey
Updated 12-29-2016 at 04:15 AM by GentleThotSeaMonkey

This goal is: to learn Xconfig debug commands (to eventually help others too).

====== Update: I got mouse&net working, so can SKIP toward bottom ======

I play in VirtualBox on an 8yo netbook (Atom N270 XP host).

My old MintRosa17.3 takes 10+minutes to boot, then Cinnamon crashes.
GUI 'UN-use-ably' SLOW. (.iso install took a whole day! May try 18.1)

Yakkety Yak (maybe the way OSboxes config'ed it) doesn't 'mouse'
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 93 Comments 0 GentleThotSeaMonkey is offline

Newbie VNC: WinXP(sp2!) host to antiX-16core [non-GUI] *or Mint17.3 OR...* Vbox guest

Posted 12-24-2016 at 05:16 PM by GentleThotSeaMonkey
Updated 12-24-2016 at 09:34 PM by GentleThotSeaMonkey
Tags vnc

Got it working! Basically. desktop finally came up (slow Vbox!)
(EASY per littlebytesofpi; Mint needed: ufw allow 5901)
http://....:5901 says doc contains no data. WHY?? ssh tunnel to it? What's 6001?

[earlier] Total mess, yes.
PRE-question: I'm not sure how to start! I've read "How to Ask a Question", BUT all I can think of to ask/postNewThread in Newbie is:
How to begin/learn/do VNC? (any 'small' Linux Vbox guest; XP host)
Could someone...
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 34 Comments 0 GentleThotSeaMonkey is offline


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:12 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration