VirtualBox Linux Guest customization

VirtualBox is a virtual pc emulator like vmware. It has many of the features vmware has, as well as some of its own. It is in constant development and new features are implemented all the time. eg. version 2.2 introduced OpenGL 3D acceleration support for Linux and Solaris guests. It has a nice GUI interface (Qt and/or SDL) or command line tools for managing virtual machines. Headless operation is also supported. Running iTunes under VirtualBox is the only way (currently) to sync iPod Touch/iPhone firmware 3.0+.

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Advanced Power Management with Hdparm

Disks and Filesystems

Disks are one of the few moving parts in your computer, and they tend to have a high speed data link going to them. Both of these properties turn disks into serious power consumers when they’re active.

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Utilisation de Hdparm


hdparm est l’utilitaire par excellence sous Linux pour régler les paramètres des disques durs IDE.
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FreeboxTV sur Xbox avec Xbmc !!!

Ou comment installer XBMC sur une XBOX achetée 30€  pour en faire un Media Center avec la TV ADSL Freebox.

Hack de la console


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