Category Archive: Linux

Linux related articles

Oct 21

Vmware Player is slow under Ubuntu 16 host, Part 2.

So it seems the issue I talked about some week ago, wasn't fixed. Windows is still slow, the hard disk always working at 100% load. Not so slow, because the fix explained in my previous post seems to mitigate the problem, but still slow. Since I was using many Virtual Machines on that box without …

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Oct 10

Vmware Player is slow under Ubuntu 16 host

So you just upgraded your Ubuntu box and found that all your VmWare Windows Boxes are extremely slow? The symptom is your Windows task manager showning 100% usage of your disk, and the WIndows Instrumentation showing very long lags, says, up to 2.5seconds (yes, seconds) to respond to a disk request. This makes the box practically …

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Nov 28

The dbus-cpp Library, introduction

While working on a bluetooth based embedded device, I needed to deal with the somehow infamous dbus. DBus and Bluez5 have a very steep learning curve, and if you are don't have access to either Qt framework or glib framework, you have indeed a problem. Glib are very complex C libraries that mimick some of …

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Aug 21

Fixing problems with Ubuntu 13.04 and VmWare Tools

Installing Ubuntu on my VmWare fusion box has never been so difficult as it was last weeks, when I needed to have it ready as soon as possible. Though 12.04 LTS has been proved to be a great choice when you need a solid rock linux box, latest Ubuntu boxes are preferable, on my opinion, …

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