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VIRL and GNS3. One day all routers will be virtual

Preamble If you don’t know what VIRL (Virtual Internet Routing Lab) is, read this. If you don’t know what GNS3 is, read this.  The question is, “What impact will the imminent release of VIRL have on GNS3?” Discussion This is … Continue reading

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GNS3 0.8.4 released today here are the highlights

The much awaited release of GNS3 0.8.4 was released today.  Apart from the fact that I’ll actually have to do something about the next release of GNS3 WorkBench (which I’ve been stalling on by saying “I’ll release it AFTER 0.8.4”), 0.84 highlights some significant changes. Here … Continue reading

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New icon for iTerm2?

I think it’s time for a new icon for iTerm2 – I’ve changed mine based on the picture at on the iTerm2 website – but mine are very unimaginative, but here they are if you want  Click on the pictures below … Continue reading

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Windows 8 Install – What a ridiculous product key

Not Happy. Since I have a Mac, I had to buy the System Builder version of Windows 8 to legally run it in a Virtual Machine. I don’t have a problem with that. What I do have a problem with … Continue reading

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My Dream Machine. 2012 version.

I bought my laptop in 2009. Way back then I was fairly happy with Apple’s spec of a gorgeous 17″ MacBook Pro laptop with 4+ hour of battery life running with 8GB RAM and a 500MB HDD – although I … Continue reading

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Moving GNS3 WorkBench to a physical machine/disk

GNS3 WorkBench user Malaya Manas has posted instructions here on his blog to show how to port GNS3 WorkBench to a physical disk/USB. The process of converting Virtual Machines to Physical is known as V2P. It sounds a bit tricky … Continue reading

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