Sunday, November 17, 2013

Vboxwebsrv with systemd on openSUSE

This works if you need to restart vboxwebsrv using systemd in openSUSE. Some folks  will raise some eye browse with this configuration for sure :-). The USER-NAME in the entry below is the username of the user who will access vboxwebsrv.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

VirtualBox Autosave Autostart of vms

This assumes that you are the only user on your system if not then you can try my Phpvirtualbox  guide. You do not need your favorite sudo utility nor running su just to set your vms to auto. Enable the systemd service one time and use VBoxManage to set your vms to auto.

Monday, September 23, 2013


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Thursday, September 19, 2013

phpVirtualBox on openSUSE reloaded

phpVirtualBox home page has been moved from google to sourceforge it is in  You will need to install VirtualBox since it is just a front end.  before you can use this app. Refer to my guide on how you can install vbox.  After you have installed vbox you will install a web server. We will use apache2 as an example. You can either use yast2 software management to install the lamp_server pattern and some php packages or use our friend zypper.

  In this setup i choose to install to a different directory than /srv/www/htdocs. So just in case something unrecoverable happens :P in my system i will not delete the directory where phpvirtuablox resides. Here i choose /data/apache2. You can put it any where you like just replace the config entry in apache2.

Sunday, August 25, 2013

OpenSuSE on usb grub2

Since 12.2 release opensuse has grub2 as an option to use. Come 12.3 it is the default grub in the installation but you can always choose to use the old legacy grub. As of this time of my blog entry Aug 2013, grub2 is still in development but usable (so they say :P ).

Then if your using the old legacy grub  suse has some options to edit the necessary entry in order to boot your system when it has some boot issues.
Sadly if you use grub2 then it is only limited to the following: