Podman repositories on ubuntu like distros


Recently I installed podman on ubuntu based dervative. I like podman a lot but to my distress I found that after installation, I was not able to search or run any containers. Found out that the …

Fix display size on libvirt/Qemu guest


Lot of times I find myself of VM that does not correctly resize the screen display and that is literally nuisance. So, here is quick and dirty fix for this. First you need to find out information …

Install virtual machines in one line


To install a VM from command line, you can use the following command. Change the required parameters as need but you need to change at-least CDROM iso image and disk-path.

Python script to manage virtual machines with python API for libvirt.


Most of times I use virt-manager to manage VMs but sometimes, I have to manage VMs on other hosts over ssh when connected over VPN or while I am working remotely. GUI like virt-manager thus becomes …

Most simple and fast lightweight container with Fedora systemd


If you need to have a quick bash shell in sandbox with not network as well, then the most simple command I could find so far is: sudo virt-sandbox -c lxc:/// /bin/bash For this you will need to have …

virsh – show ip address of all running VMs


If you are using the libvirt and associated tools, then you must be aware about virt-manager. However this being a GUI tools, it is not possible to always use this. “virsh” is a good option for this. …

dnsmasq local name resolution with NetworkManager


Network Manager suports starting dnsmasq which helps you have a local cache for DNS thus getting faster resolution for the DNS queries. Dnsmasq with netowrkmanager So, one thing that I have been …

docker search description truncated


When you search with “docker search”, you would notice that the description of the image is truncated. Sometimes you want to see full description, to do so, you can use –no-trunc option. So, for …

apache in docker to serve local website


I have some backup’s of website on my laptop, which I occasionally want to view. Now, I could have setup apache to serve them directly with VirtualHost or alias but wanted a better solution. So, …

qemu manager for Windows to run your linux distribution


If you are into virtualization, then you must have heard about Qemu. And if you are on windows then this is a must:

Try a live Distro without burning on CD or running in VM


I keep trying a lot of distributions and mostly I try them once and get the configurations and put them on my box :), this works best for me so that I dont have to keep re-configuring my system again …

Access the disk image created by Qemu using guestfish in Fedora.


If you are used to using Qemu for doing some experiments with different distro’s then you would also understand the problem of having to do ftp/ssh to copy the files from virtual machine to …

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