HyperV Server is a standalone hypervisor that allows a machine to host server instances without the overhead of a server operating system like Server 2012 R2. Firstly, download the ISO image here: http://care.dlservice.microsoft.com/dl/download/3/4/7/347A95F0-A63C-492F-BE43-F376AE30C9FE/9200.16384.WIN8_RTM.120725-1247_X64FRE_SERVERHYPERCORE_EN-US-HRM_SHV_X64FRE_EN-US_DV5.ISO. 1.6 Gigabytes. Then burn this at a slow speed to a suitable DVDR disk. Boot from the disk and choose to install …

https://superuser.com/questions/662927/is-there-a-way-to-completely-delete-chrome-os-on-a-chromebook-and-install-linu. This posting on superuser.com explains how to totally remove the Chrome OS from the Chromebook and install Linux instead. This is a good option if you want a proper operating system on your Chromebook and not the Google operating system supplied with the netbook. Installing Linux would allow someone to use apt-get to install …

The qemu KVM hypervisor allows a Linux user to install a virtualised operating system that will run very fast indeed once installed. To install the qemu KVM hypervisor; enter this command. sudo apt-get install qemu-kvm qemu-utilssudo apt-get install qemu-kvm qemu-utils Then create a raw disk image to house your Windows operating system. qemu-img create -f …

I recently updated to the 3.13 kernel on Fedora Core 20 and the 12.1 ATI drivers stopped working. I fixed this by downloading the 14.1 beta drivers which support that kernel. Download this here: http://support.amd.com/en-us/kb-articles/Pages/Latest-LINUX-Beta-Driver.aspx. This works perfectly for those Fedora 20 users like me who are also affected by this update. Just uninstall the …

The alien command is used to convert Linux packages from one format to another. Install this on Linux by typing this command: [email protected]:~/Desktop$ sudo apt-get install [email protected]:~/Desktop$ sudo apt-get install alien Then you may convert a package using this command. Below is an example. [email protected]:~/Desktop$ sudo alien me-tv-1.3.6-1.fc14.x86_64.rpm warning: me-tv-1.3.6-1.fc14.x86_64.rpm: Header V3 RSA/SHA256 Signature, key …

This is how to compile a Java source file on Linux with gcj. [email protected]:~/Documents$ gcj –main=HelloWorld [email protected]:~/Documents$ gcj –main=HelloWorld HelloWorld.java This is the source file that I am working with. /* * My first Java program. * */   import java.util.Date;   public class HelloWorld {   public static void main(String[] args) {   System.out.printf("\"Hello, …

http://www.apple.com/opensource/. There is a good selection of open-source code here that Apple is using on their machines. I downloaded the tarball of the zsh shell here: http://www.opensource.apple.com/source/zsh/zsh-55/zsh-4.3.11.tar.bz2. This was compiled very easily after I installed the ncurses-devel RPM from this location for Fedora 19: ftp://rpmfind.net/linux/fedora/linux/releases/19/Everything/x86_64/os/Packages/n/ncurses-devel-5.9-11.20130511.fc19.x86_64.rpm. Then I was able to complete the checks run by …

The Sublime text 2 editor is an amazing new text editor for Linux and Windows that will make your text editing duties much easier. Firstly, you need to add the PPA for Linux Mint 15/Ubuntu 13.04. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/sublime-text-3sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/sublime-text-3 Then update the package repositories to enable the apt application to find the new …

I recently installed a different kernel on Linux Mint 14 and my ATI drivers were not working. To fix this I had to install the kernel headers for the appropriate kernel that I was running. [email protected] ~ $ sudo apt-get install [email protected] ~ $ sudo apt-get install linux-headers-3.5.0-25-lowlatency Then I could navigate to the directory …