Astronomy, Open source

Stellarium – A Virtual Open Source Planetatium

Introduction

Stellarium is a Open Source Software which can simulate the view of astronomical objects present in the sky. In short, one can see details of objects in the sky from your computer.  It is a great tool to start astronomy.

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Cloud computing, Open source, OpenStack, Ubuntu Cloud

Automatic allocation of Floating IPs(Public IPs) to the instances in OpenStack Essex

We might sometimes need Floating IPs to come up with the instances automatically. In that case we need to add the following  line to the /etc/nova/nova.conf file.

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Cloud computing, FreeBSD, FreeBSD instance, Open source, OpenStack, Ubuntu Cloud

Bundling FreeBSD 8.2 image for OpenStack

The following method was tested with FreeBSD 8.2 image bundled into Diablo version of OpenStack. The OpenStack cloud was setup using the procedure given in the following link.

http://cssoss.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/openstackbookv2-0_csscorp.pdf

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Cloud computing, Linux, Linux instance, Open source, OpenStack, OpenSUSE, Ubuntu Cloud

Bundling OpenSUSE 11 image for OpenStack

The following method was tested using OpenSUSE 11.4 on Diablo version of OpenStack. The OpenStack cloud was setup using the procedure given in the following link.
http://cssoss.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/openstackbookv2-0_csscorp.pdf

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