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Labview 2015 NI Instrument Driver Finder complains about not being connected to the Internet

Preamble

Whenever trying to use the “IDFinder” Labview 2015 facility on an old Windows XP computer, after a couple of seconds trying an error dialog message pops up saying: “NI Instrument Driver Finder has encountered problems connecting to the instrument driver network. Please verify that your computer is connected to the […]

Send a newer PXE kernel version to a new computer node on Rocks Cluster 6.2 without altering the frontend

The issue

You have a Rocks Cluster deployed on your university. The latest official Rocks version is 6.2. It ships with kernel 2.6.32 out-of-the-box. This is the same kernel that is installed on every single computer node, and it’s the very same one that it’s sent via PXE to the computer […]

Installing and using RAVADAVDI on Debian Jessie

Introducing RAVADAVDI

This is an incredible effort to bring the power of VDI to you using only open source libraries and tools. It is mainly developed in PERL 5, and it relies on KVM for virtualization, and Spice for sound, I/O and graphics. Of course, there’s still a lot of things […]