Virtualization and cloud computing is future of the IT. There are a lot of tools and architectures to make virtual the systems. Every big vendor have their original or clone virtualization technology or ecosystem....
How To Use Virt-Manager, Libvirt With Normal User Without Root Privileges and Without Asking Password
Virt-manager and libvirt is core tools used for virtualization in Linux ecosystem. As a end user I am using these tools to create and run virtual machines. I am running this tools as normal...
Working with vmware is very easy but if you use linux you can prefer kvm so I did. Kvm is more leightweight and if you get the shortcuts it is easir then vmware workstation....
In linux you can change disk formats whatever you want with tool called qemu-img.You can install it with your package manager
$ apt-get install qemu-img
$ yum install qemu-img
$ qemu-img convert -O qcow2 my_source_image.img my_destination_image.img
If you privilege for images you can use...
Hi to day we are going to give more examples about the libguestfs tools. We will look today guestmount tool. To mount a disk image with specified partition on a file.
$ guestmount -a cirros-0.3.0-i386-disk.img -m /dev/sda1 test2
$ ls test2/
bin boot dev etc home init initrd.img lib linuxrc lost+found mnt old-root opt proc root run sbin sys tmp usr var vmlinuz