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What to do if Vagrant machine becomes unresponsive (KVM)

If you are using Vagrant with KVM (with vagrant-libvirt plugin) on Fedora, you might have experienced that sometimes the KVM virtual machine becomes unresponsive. Simply put you would wait forever for trying to ssh to the machine using vagrant ssh. It unfortunately happens to me sometimes when my laptop goes to sleep. So the simple answer is to avoid this and to always halt your Vagrant VMs when you finished working. Here is another thing to try out if you that happens and you don’t want to recreate the machine from scratch (vagrant destroy && vagrant up).

Resolving VirtualBox-based Vagrant boxes IP collisions

How to solve collisions of VirtualBox with virtual bridges on Fedora (e.g. when running Vagrant).

DNS for your Vagrant needs: with Landrush, libvirt and dnsmasq

Have you ever needed a DNS server that would be visible both on your host and your Vagrant guests? Landrush is one of those things that can pretty much save you. Unfortunately it was designed around VirtualBox and Mac OS, so it does not work on Linux out-of-the-box. And it does not work with libvirt provider at all. Until of course recently since I added the support there. Here is how to make all that work together on Fedora.

First update for Fedora Developer Portal

First update of what? If you haven’t notice it yet, we announced a new developer portal for Fedora some time ago. Today I released a first update with some new contributions that landed on our GitHub after the announcement. So what’s new?

Fedora/CentOS RPMs for Otto project, Packer and Vault

Do you always think twice before downloading software that comes in a tar or zip file? Me too, I like to manage my software in easy and straightforward manner and that’s why I repackaged Otto, Packer and Vault in RPM format. If you are running Fedora, CentOS or RHEL 6 you can now use my Copr repositories for the mentioned software from HashiCorp.