Category: VirtualBox

How to Create Shared Folder on VirtualBox – Windows and Ubuntu

I have a Windows 10 laptop, and I am running VirtualBox. One of my virtual machines has Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit operating system. Now, I want to be able to share folders from my Ubuntu to Windows 10 and vice versa. I’m assuming that you have installed the Ubuntu virtual machine already and ready to set up the shared folder. Step 1) Make a folder to be shared on your Windows 10 host operating system. I’ll create a folder called...

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How to Setup MPI on CentOS 7 – 2 Connected Virtual Machines Part 2

For this blog post, I will be building on top of the Virtual Machine Clustering and NFS Server Setup in part 1. As a result, before you follow the steps of this post, you will want to have a similar setup like I have instructed in part 1: http://www.slothparadise.com/how-to-connect-virtual-machines-and-setup-nfs-server-part-1/ MPI stands for Message Passing Interface. MPI isn’t your average networking library. It’s optimized for performance, takes the fastest transport for running parallel programs across machines, and is a usable protocol library...

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How to Connect 2 Virtual Machines and Setup NFS Server Part 1

Here are a series of tutorials for beginners to get started in clustering virtual machines and learn how to parallel program. We will be using VirtualBox and CentOS in this article to simulate a clustered supercomputer. VirtualBox CentOS I have an article on how to install VirtualBox, which is a program that allows you to create and use virtual machines. CentOS is a popular Linux operating. I’m writing these articles to teach the basics on what makes a supercomputer and...

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How to Install and Use VirtualBox?

Whoa… VirtualBox! VirtualBox is a fantastic program for creating virtual instances of your everyday regular computer machines. We normally use the program to pop up virtual Linux distribution machines like CentOS and Ubuntu so that even when we’re using a Windows or Mac machine, we can still have a window that is running Linux. 1) Download VirtualBox You can find the latest virtual box at the following link: https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads We’ll select the Windows hosts latest option, which is about 106...

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