Re: GNOME virtual machine snapshot
- From: karderio <karderio gmail com>
- To: Brent Smith <gnome nextreality net>
- Cc: GNOME Documentation <gnome-doc-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: GNOME virtual machine snapshot
- Date: Sun, 27 Aug 2006 10:14:42 -0000
I was just setting out working on a virtual machine of my own, I had
just installed the OS so I wasn't tat far on.
It seems you thought of a few things that I did not, first I didn't
realise that a disk couldn't be shrunk if it had grown because of files
that have been deleted. Second I was planning on building GNOME inside
the VM, so that users could build new releases themselves, the idea
being they would also test the build system. Not only would this
probably have made prohibitively large VMs, it sort of defeats the
On Sat, 2006-08-26 at 23:02 -0600, Brent Smith wrote:
> Hey all,
> A virtual machine with a JHBuild snapshot from 20060818 is available
> in my home directory at:
> The login/password = gdpuser/gdpuser123
> After you login in, run "startx" to start GNOME.
> To shutdown, use "sudo shutdown -h now"
> This time, I also took the time to write some documentation about the
> process I used to create the virtual machine. You can find that
> documenation here:
> We still have free reign on docs until the 3rd of September (when
> tarballs are due), so that's a good eight days.
> Hope the virtual machine image helps.
> Comments/Feedback are appreciated.
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