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centos and ubuntu physical #cloud servers from $150 from @hivelocity

centos and ubuntu #cloud servers from $150 from @hivelocity

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do @canonical even bother to build a #virtualbox VM before they release a #ubuntu 15.10 edition ! instantly 2 bugs

do @canonical even bother to build a #virtualbox VM before they release a #ubuntu 15.10 edition ! instantly 2 bugs

  1. Upgrade BIOS WARNING ! I CANT ITS A VM !
  2. Freezes and hangs on first reboot ! THIS BUG IS NOW 5 YEARS OLD !

ubuntu 15.10 upgrade bios bug

ubuntu xubuntu 14.04.02 64-bit @oracle @virtualbox 5.0.8 64-bit on @intel T2390 only allows 32-bit vms ! why ?

ubuntu xubuntu 14.04.02 64bit @oracle @virtualbox 5.0.8 64bit on @intel T2390 only allows me to create 32bit vms ! why ?

$ uname -a 

Linux xubu14 3.16.0-51-generic #69~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Oct 7 15:32:41 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

$ lsb_release -a 

No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID:    Ubuntu
Description:    Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS
Release:    14.04
Codename:    trusty

$ cat /proc/cpuinfo 

processor : 0
vendor_id : GenuineIntel
cpu family : 6
model : 15
model name : Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU T2390 @ 1.86GHz
stepping : 13
microcode : 0xa3
cpu MHz : 800.000
cache size : 1024 KB
physical id : 0
siblings : 2
core id : 0
cpu cores : 2
apicid : 0
initial apicid : 0
fpu : yes
fpu_exception : yes
cpuid level : 10
wp : yes
flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe syscall nx lm constant_tsc arch_perfmon pebs bts rep_good nopl aperfmperf pni dtes64 monitor ds_cpl est tm2 ssse3 cx16 xtpr pdcm lahf_lm dtherm
bogomips : 3724.23
clflush size : 64
cache_alignment : 64
address sizes : 36 bits physical, 48 bits virtual

ubuntu core snappy cloud vm

http://www.ubuntu.com/cloud/tools/snappy

Ubuntu Core is a new rendition of Ubuntu for the cloud with transactional updates. Ubuntu Core is a minimal server image with the same libraries as today’s Ubuntu, but applications are provided through a simpler mechanism. The snappy approach is faster, more reliable, and lets us provide stronger security guarantees for apps and users — that’s why we call them “snappy” applications.