This tutorial will show you how to install a virtualization stack consisting of KVM, QEMU and libvirt on Alpine Linux, with support for both AMD64 and ARM64 based computers. Alpine Linux is “an independent, non-commercial, general purpose Linux distribution designed for power users who appreciate security, simplicity and resource efficiency”. It’s incredibly lightweight and is useful for both containers and virtual machines, as both host and as guest. Due to it’s small size, it’s able to run on everything from MicroServers to Threadripper based workstations.
In this tutorial we’ll change the theme of Proxmox VE 6.0. There are six themes you can choose from (in the image below from top left to bottom right): theme-aria theme-classic theme-crisp (default theme) theme-gray theme-neptune theme-triton Prepare Make sure you have a server running Proxmox VE 6.0. Then, make sure you have followed the steps in our previous article on how to make customizations to Proxmox VE 6.
This tutorial will guide you through the steps required to replace the logo, favicon and boot screen (as seen in the console when booting a virtual machine) on Proxmox VE 6.0. Another customization for our directory of customziations! This article builds on a previous article on persistent customizations to Proxmox VE. If you find Proxmox VE useful, consider getting a subscription. If you don’t have a computer to run Proxmox VE on yet, I can recommend running it on a low-power Intel NUC or three.
Building on our last article, we’ll make the Proxmox VE 6.0 subscription warning dialog disappear when logging in to the web interface. If you find Proxmox VE useful, you should seriously consider getting a subscription to this great product. You’ll get support and more stable packages with one. Note: Please be careful when trying this out! I can’t guarantee that it’ll work properly! Preparation First you’ll need a computer or two to install Proxmox VE on.
This time we’ll make customizations to Proxmox VE permanent across upgrades to the system. We’ll do so by creating a hook for apt, the package manager used by Proxmox VE, that executes a script reapplying the customizations. I use a solution similar to this to make various customizations and changes I’ve made to Proxmox VE running on low-power Intel NUC nodes persist. Note: If you are logged in as root (I think you should be logged in as another user, though), leave out sudo in the commands below.