Oracle announced the release of VirtualBox 4.3, this is a major release that comes with important new features, devices support and improvements. According to the announcement, “Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.3 adds a unique virtual multi-touch interface to support touch-based operating systems, and other new virtual devices and utilities, including webcam devices and a session recording […]
Oracle VirtualBox 4.2.18 has been released, this is a maintenance release that comes to fixe many important bugs. According to the announcement the following bugs were fixed : - VMM: properly handle NMIs on Linux hosts with X2APIC enabled - VMM: fixed potential crashes with 64-bit guests on 32-bit hosts (bug #11979) - GUI / […]
There you have it-I said the “W” word—Windows. I guess I should probably elaborate a little more about what I am raving on about. Allow me to explain. As Microsoft begins to wind down support for Windows XP SP3, with less than 12 months of support left, there is actually still market share for XP. […]
Oracle VM VirtualBox is a powerful virtualization software package developed by Oracle and supported on many major operating systems such as Linux, Mac OS and Windows OS. The latest release VirtualBox 4.2.14 released on June 21, is a maintenance release with several bugs fixed and new items added. A virtualization software is very useful when you want to test another operating hence creating […]
During the week, Unixmen exclusively interviewed Illumos Founder, Garrett D’Amore. Garrett has worked for the likes of Sun Microsystems and Nexenta. Upon the announcement of Oracle closing development of OpenSolaris, he founded the Illumos project which would become a continuation of the OpenSolaris kernel. We asked him to shed some light on what he thinks […]
What’s MariaDB : is an community-developed fork of the MySQL relational database management system, the impetus being the community maintenance of its free status under the GNU GPL, as opposed to any uncertainty of MySQL license status under its current ownership by Oracle. The contributors are required to share their copyright with Monty Program AB.
There has been demand for Oracle to reinstate the Oracle Linux Pavilion at the Oracle OpenWorld 2012 convention. Oracle is stating that the booth will include Independent Software Vendors, Hardware Vendors and System Integrators. All of which will display their products and services. And all services displayed will be Oracle Linux and Oracle VM certified.
For the home office, I’ve been searching for a new stable enterprise class operating system to replace my current desktop. I thought it might be an interesting read for our Unixmen audience to join me in my quest to find the ultimate enterprise class operating system for the home office.