Thursday, January 21, 2016

Quickest Method to Install and Try a Linux Distribution - Use

Here is the easiest and quick way to try out a Linux distro. Use and the following 4 commands.
  1. Download the ISO: wget --no-clobber
  2. Create a disk for your VM: qemu-img create -f raw vm02disk 8G
  3. Start the VM and install a distro: qemu-system-x86_64 -enable-kvm -cdrom -m 2G -drive file=vm02disk,format=raw
  4. Run your new VM: qemu-system-x86_64 -enable-kvm -m 2G -drive file=vm02disk

Monday, January 18, 2016

PING Image Servlet

PingImageServlet returns a green image if IP address is PING'able and returns a red image when it is not PING'able. Use it to add visual indications of device status on web pages. HTML example: <img src=""><br>