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Thursday, May 24, 2007

How to install CentOS v5 on Ubuntu 7.04 using VirtualBox


How to install CentOS 5 on Ubuntu 7.04 using VirtualBox? These is the way:

1. Open your VirtualBox. Click on Applications --> System Tools --> InnoTek VirtualBox.
2. Click New button to create the new virtual disk like picture below.

3. On the New Virtual Disk Wizard, click next button.

4. On the Name, fill in your OS' name like mine Centos5.

5. On the Memory display, specify you memory for you virtual mechine (Centos5). In this way, i just follow the recommendation = 128MB and click Next.

6. Virtual Hard Disk will display right now. Click New.

7. On Vitual Image Type, 2 type of image type here. Choose Dinamically expanding image and click next.

8. On Virtual Disk Location and Size, its will show Image file name and image size automatically. You can specify the name and size if you want. See picture below.

9. Ok, right now your VirtualBox will display the summary like picture below. Click finish.

10. See picture below. Virtual Hard Disk have created. Click next.

11. This display will summary all about you did before like Name, Os Type and others. Click Finish.

12. Ok, you will back to your VirtualBox main display (see picture below). Its will show you Centos5 at left column and at the right all detail about your virtual OS. In this case, Centos5 will install through CD-ROM drive. Please insert the Centos5 CD on your CDROM and click on CD/DVDROM to mount it. Click button Start to begin the your virtual mechine.

13. After your click Start button, its will boot your Centos5 to start installation. See picture belows.

14. Ok, on this part you will install Centos as ordinary. To install Centos5 you can refer this link.

That's all. ^_^

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

How to get Ubuntu Linux Software.

Latest Ubuntu software CD cover

Hi, Ubuntu Linux is the most friendly linux I ever have. So many packages and of course its easy to install. Base on my experiences as trainer assistant, Ubuntu linux is easy to catch up by newbie Linux user. Easy to call "Ubuntu has a sibling" such as Kubuntu, Edubuntu and Xubuntu. Kubuntu is Ubuntu that running on KDE base destop and Edubuntu is specially created for education purpose. So, what is Xubuntu? Xubuntu running on light weight desktop interface call Xface. It's created for old machine like Intel 486, Pentium MMX and etc.

2 way to get Ubuntu:
1. Download at http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/download
2. Request to shipit the CD. Go to https://shipit.ubuntu.com/ . You must register and fill in you detail like address and email. It's will send the varification at your email.

To download Kubuntu, this is the link:

To download Edubuntu, this is the link:

To download Xubuntu, this is the link:

That's all. ^_^

How to install Warzone 2100 game on Ubuntu 7.04

1. Firstly, you must download the game at http://wz2100.net/downloads.html
2. Go to word Ubuntu Package and click it to download. Picture shown below.

3. Firefox(some internet browser) downloading interface will display like picture below.

Wait until downloading finish.

4. Open method will display. Choose Open with: GDebi Package Installer (default) like picture below.

5. Package installer will display right now. Choose Install Package like picture below.

6. Fill in your password like picture below.

7. After finish installed, just click on close button like picture below.

8. Go to you Ubuntu desktop. Go to Applications --> Games --> Warzone 2100 like picture below.

9. Warzone 2100 starting menu will be displayed like picture below.

That all. I wish you, Happy Gaming ^_^

How to easy install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 7.04

Innotek VirtualBox is a family of powerful x86 virtualization products for enterprise as well as home use. Many others open source virtual software outside like VMware, Xen and etc.

To install VirtualBox, follow this step:

1. You need automatix2 install. To install Automatic2 see my last post at http://yourubuntulinux.blogspot.com/2007/05/how-to-install-automatix2-on-ubuntu-704.html

2. Open Automatix2 at your Ubuntu. To do just go to Applications --> Systems Tools --> Automatix. Press "yes". Picture below will be shown:

Choose Virtualization and tick at VirtualBox. Press Start to begin installation. The picture below will be shown. Wait until it's finish download and installed.

Finally, close your Automatix.

3. Where is VirtualBox in our Ubuntu? Go to Applications --> Systems Tools --> InnoTek VirtualBox.

It's done.

P/S: For "how to" install CentOS v5 on Ubuntu 7.04 using VirtualBox; I will post next time. ^_^

Saturday, May 12, 2007

How to install Automatix2 on Ubuntu 7.04

Do you know about Automatix2?. Automatix2 is a free graphical package manager for the installation, uninstallation and configuration of the most commonly requested applications in Debian based Linux operating systems. Currently supported are Ubuntu 7.04, 6.10, 6.06, Debian Etch and Mepis 6. With Automatix2 you can install flash player for your firefox, gnome baker for CD/DVD burning and etc. So, it's easy!

To install Automatix2:

1. Go to Automatix2 wiki installation website at http://www.getautomatix.com/wiki/index.php?title=Installation

2. Click on 2.1 Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty i386) for 32bit machine or 2.2 Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty AMD64) for 64bit machine. For my example I choose and click at 2.1 Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty i386).

3. After you click at 2.1 Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty i386), it's directly go Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty i386) and click the url http://www.getautomatix.com/apt/dists/feisty/main/binary-i386/automatix2_1.1-4.3-7.04feisty_i386.deb

4. When you click, the popup installer will come up like the picture below. Choose open with Gdebi package installer (default) and click Ok.

5. After that the package installer will come up like picture below. Click on Install Package. With until it's finish install.

6. When finish, just close the package installer.

7. Go to you Ubuntu desktop, click on Applications --> System Tools --> Automatix. This is your Automatix software location that you installed before.

8. For the first time you running it, its will run update. After that you will use this software and enjoy!

Linux game links

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Dell to Offer Ubuntu 7.04

In February when Dell launched IdeaStorm as forum for customers to contribute ideas for product offerings, we received overwhelming feedback that customers wanted Linux on desktops and notebooks.

As part of an overall effort to update our Linux program, today we are announcing a partnership with Canonical to offer Ubuntu on select consumer desktop and notebook products.

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