Testing bleeding edge Ubuntu Server 19.10 s390x in qemu

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Qemu seems to be doing much better job at getting the latest virtio supported Linux builds for Big Iron ( Linux One  – For IBM System z series mainframes ) then the Hercules/Hyperion simulator (Although the latter can still run … Continue reading

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A/UX Apple UNIX for 68k Macintosh

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Apple A/UX was an early port of Unix to Apple’s 68k based Macintosh platform. It featured a full Unix system with a MacOS GUI and the ability to run classic MacOS applications. I have never heard of it until I … Continue reading

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Running HP-UX 11.11 on qemu-system-hppa

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Last of the major commercial UNIX systems that I wanted to see emulated is the legendary HP-UX (Hewlett Packard Unix)  (more information on the Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HP-UX )  And since last week we had the Gregorian Calendar Easter and today we … Continue reading

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Running AIX 5.1 on qemu-system-ppc

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Shorter entry here which will be mostly copying Artyem  Trasenko’s blog here https://tyom.blogspot.com/2019/04/aixprep-under-qemu-how-to.html   If you have never installed AIX before this howto would help you get going Installing AIX on Qemu! A small note on the networking – I have … Continue reading

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Metasploit payloads evasion against Linux AV

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Well there are not many Linux antivirus solutions out there, but from the few I think Avast, Eset and Kaspersky are among the best out there. Purpose of this article is not to promote one product over the other, but … Continue reading

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Running VAX Ultrix 4.5 on simh

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Not a long entry here, since all the hard work was already done by Darkstar @ http://gunkies.org/wiki/Installing_Ultrix_4.5_on_SIMH I only wanted to add my additions (tun-tap networking and remote X11 DECwindows via Xephyr) The main difference is the ultrix.ini configuration file, … Continue reading

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Compiling PrBoom on OpenVMS 8.4 (Alpha)

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This was something I have wanted to do in a while and could not find courage and time to do so. Who would not want to play the most legendary game from ID-Soft ever made  ? !!! We will do … Continue reading

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