Category Archives: Linux

Linux Tutorials and commands

Installing USB Serial on OSX Sierra

Download the Driver Browser to the Prolific site to download the driver and install it. Here’s the URL at the time of this writing: Discover Driver Numbers The driver will need them so that it can be associated with your USB device. Click on Apple -> About This Mac and and click System Report. Select USB and scroll until… Read More »

VSphere 6 Nvidia GRID driver install

INSTALLING THE NVIDIA VIRTUAL GPU MANAGER FOR VSPHERE The NVIDIA Virtual GPU Manager runs on ESXi host. It is provided as a VIB file, which must be copied to the ESXi host and then installed. Package installation To install the vGPU Manager VIB you need to access the ESXi host via the ESXi Shell or… Read More »

Linux coming to XenApp and XenDesktop

Citrix announced a limited technology preview of virtualized Linux apps and desktops, that integrates with XenApp and XenDesktop and extends the FlexCast Management Architecture (FMA) to enable additional use cases in industries such as automotive, manufacturing, oil and gas and financial services. When used with Citrix HDX, the company’s market-leading user experience technology, customers will get unmatched… Read More »

Ubuntu 10.04 Template Running on Citrix Xenserver 5.5

It’s been a while since i updated the Templates, here comes our new friend Ubuntu 10.04 and it’s running in Pv mode on Xenserver Yep 🙂 As usual there are a few tweaks that had to be done to the vm for it to work, however this time it is easier then 9.10 If you… Read More »

Forgot root password on ubuntu and ubuntu 9 running on Citrix Xenserver

If you have forgotten the password for your ubuntu server, the following steps may help you recover it On a traditional Pc BOOT PC Press ESC at the grub prompt. Press e to edit the kernel parameters. Select line that starts kernel ………, press e Go to the end of line, and add the following: … Read More »

Ubuntu 9.10 32Bit For Citrix Xenserver 5.x

Finally, after a long night of frustration, i have managed to get Ubuntu 9.10 working on xenserver, Basically, i had to leave out the update to grub 2, since the pygrub that comes with xenserver does’ not read Grub2 configs, and it also doesn’t read ext4, So This image uses the ext3 fs, and the… Read More »