LFCS Study Guide

My study notes preparing for the LFCS Certification.

This document predominantly references the ubuntu distribution. All examples should work on recent releases of ubuntu (12.04, 14.04 or 16.04). GRUB Boot Loader The acronym GRUB is short for Grand Unified Boot Loader GRUB is for x86-based systems, Das U-BOOT is for embedded systems. The GRUB2 Configuration file /boot/grub/grub.cfg is... [Read More]

qemu-img usage examples

qemu-img is a useful tool for anyone looking to convert virtual machine disk images from one format to another. qemu-img is also available as a win32 executable for Windows. I first used qemu-img when I needed to convert an raw disk image to VMDK format for use with VMWare workstation.... [Read More]

Install qemu-img on Ubuntu 16.04

qemu-img is a command line disk converter that allows you to convert virtual machine hard drive images between a variety of formats including IMG, VMDK, VHD, VHDX, COW2, VDI, and more. [Read More]