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Upgrading Windows XP VMs to 2 CPU

Source: Alex Klink’s tech blog: VirtualBox – upgrading Windows XP VMs to 2 CPU. I repost this tip because it’s very useful and I don’t want to loose it if the source blog disappears 🙂 Symptom: If you had Windows XP VM with only 1 CPU created / virtalized earlier Read more…

By huntz, ago
Apple

Instant Screen Sharing | Screenleap

This web app can share your screen (it’s a view only application, not like VNC/remote desktop) to who you want. This is a great solution to help friends (or maybe also customers) watching directly the remote screen. It’s safe and easy (it uses JAVA to do the trick – so Read more…

By huntz, ago
Apple

Synergy, a good productivity tool

Well, I'm used to virtualization technology, remote desktop management and all this kind of stuff, but Synergy is something that amazes me. And in these days, find something that impresses me, is quite unusual :) If you are familiar with the dual monitor concept, you know the level of productivity you can reach with this setup: a bigger desktop means more applications opened at the same time, no time lost searching into your task switcher and so on... Synergy is a little client/server application, cross platform and open source. The goal of this piece of code is to share one keyboard and one mouse between multiple machines (Macs, Windows, Linux/Unix) via TCP/IP. With this fantastic application, you can experience the benefit of a multi-monitor setup with multiple OS. No more useless mess on your desk, only one keyboard and one mouse (and no more expensive and "stupid" KVM switches) (more…)

By huntz, ago
English

Ubuntu, VMware Server, Core 2 Duo, clock problem: fixed!

Well, I'm actually using Kubuntu (I prefer KDE over GNOME); anyway the distribution is the same. I have installed VMware Server into my brand new Core 2 Duo laptop and I have found the well know clock/time problem affecting the guest OS: the time into the virtual machine is running much slower or faster than the host time (the real world). With my Core 2 Duo, this time, was faster... (more…)

By huntz, ago