oracle change their free tier

the previously mentioned oracle cloud free tier offering we mentioned last year  2019/09/18/oracle-launch-always-free-cloud-tier/ you now get

  • One Oracle GNU/Linux VM
  • One Oracle Autonomous Database


a vm platform manager from @proxmox for #kvm and #lxc

ProxMox VE is a vm platform manager from @proxmox

Proxmox VE is a powerful open-source server virtualization platform to manage two virtualization technologies – KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) for virtual machines and LXC for containers – with a single web-based interface

as listed on

Oracle launch Always Free Cloud Tier

Oracle launch Always Free Cloud Tier

Always Free program includes the essentials users need to build and test applications in the cloud: Oracle Autonomous Database, Compute VMs, Block Volumes, Object and Archive Storage, and Load Balancer. Specifications include:

  • 2 Autonomous Databases (Autonomous Data Warehouse or Autonomous Transaction Processing), each with 1 OCPU and 20 GB storage
  • 2 Compute VMs, each with 1/8 OCPU and 1 GB memory
  • 2 Block Volumes, 100 GB total, with up to 5 free backups
  • 10 GB Object Storage, 10 GB Archive Storage, and 50,000/month API requests
  • 1 Load Balancer, 10 Mbps bandwidth
  • 10 TB/month Outbound Data Transfer
  • 500 million ingestion Datapoints and 1 billion Datapoints for Monitoring Service
  • 1 million Notification delivery options per month and 1000 emails per month

to install @clearlinux on @virtualbox you need to use the #server iso instead of the #desktop iso

to install @clearlinux on @virtualbox you need to use the #server iso instead of the #desktop iso

how to install @virtualbox #guest tools on @mx_linux gnu/linux #distro

to install @virtualbox #guest tools on @mx_linux gnu/linux #distro first remove the broken pre-installed virtualbox packages

# aptitude remove virtualbox-guest-x11
# aptitude remove virtualbox-guest-utils
# aptitude remove virtualbox-dkms
# aptitude remove virtualbox-guest-dkms

then reboot and mount virtualbox guest additions cd and run VBoxLinuxInstall