There is a common sentiment among writers that ‘Vanity Press’ publishers are scammers that prey on the uninformed and desperate because they require authors to pay for their services. The sentiment appears to be that there is no value in ‘being published’ in and of itself—that what really matters is the book gets attention from professional editors and meets sales targets, which is the service a traditional publisher offers. This article examines whether this sentiment is really accurate.
This guide will teach you how to create and manage a VM in KVM using virt-install, virsh, and virt-viewer, which all make use of libvirt. For a beginner's guide and introduction to libvirt and virtualisation concepts, and why you would even want to use libvirt instead of, say, Virtualbox, see: https://jamesnorth.net/post/qemu-guide
Here's the scenario: your laptop is approaching 13 years of age, the internal NIC has suddenly stopped working, but you don't want to give up here. You uninstall Arch Linux and install Windows 10 just to check that the NIC is actually not functioning anymore—which it isn't. You buy a USB Wi-Fi NIC Adapter, carelessly not checking if the vendor's drivers have been mainlined into the Linux kernel. You boot into an Arch Linux live session and you don't have an internet connection. Here's what you do next.
In this exciting installment of "Adventures in X11", we'll perform precise operations on our clipboard to generate desired output. So, pick up your instrument, and let's get to work!
It involved a fair amount of research to figure out how to setup and use virt-manager, virt-viewer, and even understanding what QEMU/KVM/libvirt are and what they do. This is as much a reference for me as I hope it to be helpful for others looking to use these technologies.