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If you mean by a Beowolf cluster a MAAS cluster, you're on-topic at Ask Ubuntu. There is a huge difference between multi-threaded and clustered computing. The y-cruncher algorithm is a multi-threaded algorithm and needs shared memory to be able to function so computing π using that algorithm is not easily done on a cluster. Anything that can use ...


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PHP functions like exec() or shell_exec() won't help because libvirt executes in root mode, while PHP executes as www-data user. We can give www-data root privileges, but there may be some security issues in that case. So best way is to use libvirt-php API. For example, to list all the VM in php: <?php $conn = libvirt_connect('null', false); ...


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Please, take a look at this script to create a LXC container that runs steam with sound and video acceleration: http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-lxc/lxc/steam-lxc/view/head:/steam-lxc The magic comes here: Outside LXC: # Add the bind mounts to the container's fstab self.container.set_config_item("lxc.mount.entry", ...


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To my experience, the best way to use Office in Ubuntu is by just installing VirtualBox and make a new Windows virtual machine and install Office on it. From there, you have several options to integrate the Office apps more tightly in Ubuntu. My favorite way is configure it using this solution: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRoS2iJNGj8 Basically what you ...


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I do not think this is possible, Microsoft Office is not supported by Wine because its source code is closed. But LibreOffice can replace it with no problems.


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Install the development library of libusb and libusbredirparser-dev: sudo apt-get install libusb-dev sudo apt-get install libusbredirparser-dev and again ./configure [...] libusb yes usb net redir yes [...]


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If you are talking about 3d graphics performance, it is because qemu does not have a hardware accelerated gpu emulator.


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So, I figured out the answer, and it was a bit of a facepalm moment. I had a file called /etc/NetworkManager/dnsmasq.d/qemu which contained an incorrect DNS IP for my qemu dnsmasq instance (192.168.100.1 rather than 192.168.1.1). So, I think what was happening was that when I queried 'qemu', the default NetworkManager instance of netmask attempted to pass ...


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One option is to share the files on the host that you want to access from VM, and then access them from the guest OS via the network, or by mounting the shared folder in Linux with "smbmount". Here's some "Sharing Files Between Guest and Host Operating Systems on this from VMWare " .


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http://rglinuxtech.com/?p=1281 This is the source information that the archlinux patch came from. There's also an issue with netif.c now that causes a failure and requires a separate edit to fix before retarring up the vmnet.tar file. I'm hoping/assuming that vmware will just come out with a bug fix release in the next few days so people don't have to jump ...


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I had this problem with Windows8 (Host Ubuntu). It wouldn't scale to the external monitor's size. In the Virtualbox, File, Preferences [CTRL]+[G], Display, choose Maximum Guest Screen Size - Automatic. Solved.



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