Monthly Archives: April 2010

On xterm, when you ctrl-right-click, you get a “change settings” menu. What’s the equivalent combination for rxvt?

(You): On xterm, when you ctrl-right-click, you get a “change settings” menu. What’s the equivalent combination for rxvt? [Vark assigned category: rxvt, more details]

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Can I run a VM server on a 512M box?

(You): Can I run a VM server on a 512M box? (Roshan): Yes you should be able to, but its not ideal.. (You): How many guest OSs do you think I can run w/ 512M and what VM server software … Continue reading

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VirtualBox is a memory hog! Are there any other free virtualization platforms that use less memory and run on Unix?

(You): VirtualBox is a memory hog! Are there any other free virtualization platforms that use less memory and run on Unix? (Vinay): try Sun xVM (Virtual machine) , i use it and I love it (You): Thanks re Sun xVM, … Continue reading

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What’s the cheapest place to colocate a 1U server?

(You): What’s the cheapest place to colocate a 1U server? (Mdl): lots of cheap one’s, you get what you pay for… (You): Thanks… where can I find some cheap ones? (Mdl): i’d just google it, loads of options (You): google … Continue reading

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Where can I buy a 1U server cheap?

(You): Where can I buy a 1U server cheap? (Gavin): eBay has great deals. My associate buys them all the time. ———————- (Isaac): In order to get a cheap one you pretty much have to go used. So you probably … Continue reading

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How much memory can I cram into a 1U server?

(You): How much memory can I cram into a 1U server? (Shashi): It depends on how many sockets are on the motherboard. Usually you can’t expect to fit DIMMs taller than 1.5″ into a 1U chassis. There aren’t many that … Continue reading

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I’m running VirtualBox in X11 mode. I’ve got my VMs up and running fine, and now and now want to exit out of the X11 application w/o shutting down the VMs. How?

(You): I’m running VirtualBox in X11 mode. I’ve got my VMs up and running fine, and now and now want to exit out of the X11 application w/o shutting down the VMs. How? (Vinay): you can actually save the state … Continue reading

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Can a single google apps account accept email for multiple domains, or do I have to create a separate apps account for each domain?

(You): Can a single google apps account accept email for multiple domains, or do I have to create a separate apps account for each domain? (Pete): yes, go to settings, and there you’ll have the ability to accept mail from … Continue reading

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Is there a free DNS service (like mydomain.com) that has an API that lets me change nameservers/A records/etc via command line?

(You): Is there a free DNS service (like mydomain.com) that has an API that lets me change nameservers/A records/etc via command line? (Brett): zoneedit has this service. Check this link, see if it helps: http://www.zoneedit.com/doc/dynamic.html?AdRefer=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2Fsearch%3Fclient%3Dsafari%26rls%3Den%26q%3Dzoneedit%26ie%3DUTF-8%26oe%3DUTF-8 ———————- (Brad): Zoneedit.com allows you … Continue reading

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In Pidgin/GAIM, I just detached a tab by mistake. Can I re-attach it or do I have to close the new window and just open a new tab with the same person?

(You): In Pidgin/GAIM, I just detached a tab by mistake. Can I re-attach it or do I have to close the new window and just open a new tab with the same person? (Wetdryvac): That depends on your version of … Continue reading

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