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How to run Google's Chrome OS as a Virtual Machine on VMWare server

You must have all heard the buzz about Google launching its own operating system called Chrome OS or Chromium OS.  Well now you can try out Chromium OS as a virtual machine on a VMWare Server, virtualization of course has its benefits because with virtualization you don't need to format your machine, configure dual boot etc, you just play the virtual machine virtualized within your current operating system.  You might find other articles where you can download a pre configured virtualized vmware image and play it in a vmware player, however this step by step article tells you how to do the virtualization on a vmware server, completely free!

 

How to configure a VMware virtual machine for FreeNAS installation

A NAS (Network Attached Storage) server has the ability to provide a central storage system for all your files in one place. If you are a home user and have thought about having a central repository for all your data needs, then you might want to think about a NAS solution. In this article we will show you how to prepare a virtual machine that can host one such free NAS appliance called FreeNAS. In subsequent articles we will show you how to configure the appliance itself. A Virtual Machine for FreeNAS is a great place to get your feet wet and gain some experience before you implement a full blown NAS box.

 

How to add a new virtual disk in VMWare

VMware as most of you know is the leader in desktop and server virtualization technology. Some of you might have even played with its turnkey and free virtual appliances. This is a begginer level article and in this step by step tutorial we will demonstrate how to add another virtual disk (hard drive) to an existing VMware virtual machine.

 

How to connect to your workplace safely using Vista VPN connection

The VPN as most of you might be knowing stands for a Virtual Private Network. It ha gained immense popularity today as it has become a secure way of connecting to a network. Folks who telecommute or work from home must have this. Our article today, discusses how you can configure your Windows Vista machine to connect to a Microsoft based PPTP (Point to Point Tunneling protocol) VPN. The step by step article with screen captures will walk you through in connecting to your work network using the secure VPN

The first ever cloud computing based anti virus solution

The first ever cloud computing based anti virus was launched today by Panda Antivirus. The product is called Panda Cloud Antivirus and its backend is based on Panda Antivirus datacenters with a very light frontend client on your machine, this makes its performance incredibly faster than desktop antivirus applications. The application is able to block and deal with threats like Conficker, as soon as they are discovered on the net. Being based on cloud computing, this product is very different from traditional antivirus software such as Norton or MacAfee, as most of the horse power in scanning comes from Panda's servers (somewhere in the cloud).