Oracle VirtualBox Archive

These are the time in the PC era that many people are taking the radical and controversial switch to the much debated Windows 8. As with any OS update or installation there are many things that could go wrong and leave you stranded, customizing the new OS while you actual work gets piled up. Wouldn’t you love to have your essential work done in your previous OS environment while you continue to customize the new OS?  For Microsoft Windows disk2vhd is an application that will create a virtual machine clone of your existing OS. One of the best things about Disk2vhd is that you can run the VM created by Disk2vhd on a system that you have cloned it from. Creating a VM of your …

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Opening a VMDK file (Virtual Machine Disk, is a file format used for virtual appliances developed for VMware products) in Oracle VirtualBox is ridiculously simple! But when googled for this method I was surprised to find that there were no tutorials explaining this simple procedure. All of them wanted me to convert the .vmdk file to a .vdi file. To put it words you “You Just Need to Run it”.There is how it is….

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There are still a very good number of PHP developers who still work on Widows and MacOS environment. Although seasoned PHP professional advise the use of Linux based environment for PHP development, many find it hard to transform from one OS environment to the other. So invariably we end up using a local AMP stack for development. These tools have evolved over time, are very stable and ideal for PHP development. But deep within, we all have this itch to develop in a Linux enviroment but are afraid of the OS transformation.

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