Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.2.12 available now

| Apr 13, 2013


Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.2.12 was released today.

It cleans up the bugs listed in the ChangeLog.
Download it now at the community or Oracle download sites.  

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What’s New in Oracle VDI 3.5?

| Mar 18, 2013

Oracle has just released Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure version 3.5, a major new release which introduces some great new features, but also allows a VDI deployment that can start with a single server, yet scale to the Enterprise. Here's a quick review of some of these features:

Single Server to (more...)

Upgrading Linux Guests

| Mar 6, 2013

Just last week Oracle released Oracle Linux 6.4 and so it was time that Fat Bloke updated his Oracle Linux guests.

So after a simple and quick:

 yum update

I was in a position to reboot into my freshly updated 6.4 vm. But after rebooting I found myself looking at a stuck screen that looked a little like this:

The reason for getting stuck like this was because the installed VirtualBox Guest Additions were configured for an older X11 server, and the new update had a newer version.

So here's how to fix this:

  1. At this screen, type (more...)