Virtualbox USB 3.0 Support

USB 3.0 (introduced around 2008) unfortunately is not the highest priority for the great Virtualbox VM software. If you need to move quite a truck load of data around in a VM you may use a clever workaround to get USB3.0 speeds in your VM. The credit for this...

qemu-img error and version madness

The Ubuntu Precise 12.04 qemu version is fairly “outdated” stopping at around 1.0. The current qemu release candiate is 1.3.0.rc2 . So if you are running into a qemu-img: error while reading sector 131072: Invalid argument error while converting images...