[nSLUG] KVMs on Linux

HOG westpennanthog at eastlink.ca
Thu Feb 3 18:25:11 AST 2022


Herb et al,

Well, after I got home from the ski hill, I checked my linux box and lo and behold, my KVM was there. Been creating different versions of Linux ever since. 

Thanks to all who responded, it’s nice to have a community ready to respond.

Take Care all,

Bill



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> Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2022 14:38:11 -0400
> From: HOG <westpennanthog at eastlink.ca>
> To: nslug at nslug.ns.ca
> Subject: [nSLUG] KVM on Mint 19.3
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> Gents et al,
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> While having issues with getting my two Software Defined Radios (SDRs) - ADALM-Pluto and RTL-SDR Blog.COM v.3 - to work on Linux Mint 17.3 I finally bit the bullet.  At first, I upgraded to 19.0 via a DVD iso image and then pushed it to 19.3 by using the built in software manager.  Still no - major - joy with the SDRs.
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> Rob Braxman - the Internet Security Guy on YT suggested running everything as a virtual machine. So now I have QEMU-KVM (sp?), but as an alternate user and could not log in. What did I do wrong?  I?m better at woodworking than Linux, but barely. They?re both humbling hobbies.  
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> Any words of wisdom would be appreciated. 
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> Regards,
> Bill
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> Sent from West Pennant, NS
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> Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2022 15:50:39 -0400
> From: Herb Theriault <herb at theria.ca>
> To: Nova Scotia Linux User Group <nslug at nslug.ns.ca>
> Subject: Re: [nSLUG] KVM on Mint 19.3
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> In my experience, anything involving communication with external hardware interfaces through VMs is an enormous pain. If you?re just using VMs for ?security? reasons, it?s not worth keeping them. Install the distro on bare metal, and enjoy the rest of your free time :)
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>> On Feb 2, 2022, at 14:38, HOG <westpennanthog at eastlink.ca> wrote:
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>> ?Gents et al,
>> 
>> While having issues with getting my two Software Defined Radios (SDRs) - ADALM-Pluto and RTL-SDR Blog.COM v.3 - to work on Linux Mint 17.3 I finally bit the bullet.  At first, I upgraded to 19.0 via a DVD iso image and then pushed it to 19.3 by using the built in software manager.  Still no - major - joy with the SDRs.
>> 
>> Rob Braxman - the Internet Security Guy on YT suggested running everything as a virtual machine. So now I have QEMU-KVM (sp?), but as an alternate user and could not log in. What did I do wrong?  I?m better at woodworking than Linux, but barely. They?re both humbling hobbies.  
>> 
>> Any words of wisdom would be appreciated. 
>> 
>> Regards,
>> Bill
>> 
>> Sent from West Pennant, NS
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