Sunday, January 6, 2013

nullpointer - A Linux emulator


Trouble in installing Linux ?
facing problem with performance ? disk space ?
If you are looking for a Linux machine for practice purpose, Here is a solution.
Nullpointer.be is a browser based Linux scratch pad. It is your own tiny Linux throw-away Linux Virtual Machine, Refresh and everything is gone. You can use it as a development scratchpad, a learning environment or just as a toy.
Instructions are clearly documented in welcome screen and it is shown below.



This VM comes with a set of default tools.
* gcc
* vi
* lua
* binutils
* busybox

All data in /var/root/persistent will be saved in your browser. Nothing will be transferred to our servers.

Make sure you always shutdown safely, like a real computer, to avoid data loss i n the /var/root/persistent folder.
You can use 'halt', 'poweroff' and 'reboot' for that.


1. open nullpointer.be in your browser
The following startup screen appears.


2. Ready screen with prompt.


There are few FAQ's , you can find at http://nullpointer.be/faq.html

Thanks to nullpointer.be.
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