Posts Tagged ‘unix’

L is for Learner

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

I’m going to stick a big red L on my computer (for “Learner”, not for “Loser”). Whenever we’re driving and I get frustrated because we’re behind a slow learner, my wife always says: “You also had to start somewhere”. She’s right. So what brought this on? (more…)

QEMU runs OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD (Hooray!)

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

After my disappointment with trying to run OpenBSD in VirtualBox (due to continuous segfaults), I am pleased to report that I can successfully run both OpenBSD and DragonFlyBSD in QEMU. And it’s easy! (more…)

Getting into BSD

Monday, September 29th, 2008

One of the advantages of having upgraded to a zippy PC is that I have enough memory and processing power to play around with different OSs in a VM. Recently, I have been toying with the BSD family.