Tag Archives: virtualization

Windows: Windows Subsystem for Linux and Ubuntu Linux installation

14 March 2021

  Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is a Windows subsystem that helps to run various Linux distribution directly from the Windows OS. WSL version 2 which is the default version now uses the Hyper-V virtualization under the hood to install and run Linux and share files and devices between both systems. Windows Subsystem for Linux… Read More »

What is: chroot – system call and utility in Linux

23 March 2019

 chroot() was added to the Version 7 Unix in 1979 and used for filesystem isolation. In fact, it’s the predecessor of the whole current containerization idea, just now there are namespaces and cgroups are used while earlier chroot was used to create an environment which is isolated from a host and can be used for… Read More »

VirtualBox: Nonexistent host networking interface, name ‘wlp13s0’

11 March 2019

 Have the ~/VirtualBox VMs directory copied from my old laptop to a new PC. Now during VM’s launch – VirtualBox says: Nonexistent host networking interface, name ‘wlp13s0’ (VERR_INTERNAL_ERROR). Result Code: NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005) Component: ConsoleWrap Interface: IConsole {872da645-4a9b-1727-bee2-5585105b9eed} Check interfaces on the new PC: [simterm] $ ip a s 1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 65536 qdisc noqueue… Read More »