Ubuntu

How to install an Ubuntu Hardy VM under CentOS/Red Hat Xen

My process is to create the VM under Ubuntu/Hardy and then move it across

Resources

There is an article at: http://www.howtoforge.com/ubuntu-8.04-server-install-xen-from-ubuntu-rep... which is the basis, but *don't do the wget and dpkg steps* since the patches are now in hardy

Cygwin installation

.Cygwin Install

Install Drupal on Ubuntu

#How to install Drupal 6 on Ubuntu 8.04
apt-get update; apt-get upgrade #first update to latest version
apt-get install -y ssh openssh-server vim-full
ln -sf /bin/bash /bin/sh
#http://howtoforge.com/perfect-server-ubuntu8.04-lts-p3 recommends the following:
apt-get -y install binutils cpp fetchmail flex gcc libarchive-zip-perl libc6-dev libcompress-zlib-perl libdb4.3-dev libpcre3 libpopt-dev lynx m4 make ncftp nmap openssl perl perl-modules unzip zip zlib1g-dev autoconf automake1.9 libtool bison autotools-dev g++ build-essential

fuse filesystem with SSH

  • install fuse on Ubuntu:
apt-get install sshfs smbfs
yum install kernel-devel
yum install --enablerepo=rpmforge fuse dkms dkms-fuse
  • make a directory and mount a remote file system on it
mkdir /music
sshfs -o allow_other root@sv.isnew.org:/backups/music /music
  • to unmount system
fusermount -u /music
  • to mount a samba/windows share:
sudo smbmount //sv/comm

Setting up Samba

Here is a useful link to sharing files with Samba: http://biguncledave.wordpress.com/2008/04/05/sharing-files-in-ubuntu-usi...

How to install an Ubuntu VM under CentOS/Red Hat Xen

My process is to create the VM under Ubuntu/Gutsy and then move it across

Resources

There is an article at: http://www.howtoforge.com/ubuntu-7.10-server-install-xen-from-ubuntu-rep... which unfortunately has a number of flaws. For more information, see:

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