Time synchronization between Ubuntu and VirtualBox

Posted on August 8, 2017. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , |

rem VirtualBox: How to sync host and guest time? rem https://superuser.com/questions/463106/virtualbox-how-to-sync-host-and-guest-time rem all times in ms REM ALL THE %VM% STUFF IS UNTESTED REM ALL THE %VM% STUFF IS UNTESTED REM ALL THE %VM% STUFF IS UNTESTED set VM=”Ubuntu 16.04.2″ REM ALL THE %VM% STUFF IS UNTESTED REM ALL THE %VM% STUFF IS UNTESTED REM […]

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Setting Up Local Mail Delivery on Ubuntu with Postfix and Mutt

Posted on October 13, 2016. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , |

Setting Up Local Mail Delivery on Ubuntu with Postfix and Mutt Works pretty well. The only change I had to do was to remove/purge and reinstall postfix first: sudo apt-get remove postfix –purge sudo apt-get install postfix

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Installing Swift on Ubuntu

Posted on April 12, 2016. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , |

Downloads for recent Ubuntus (14.04 LTS and 15.10 at the time of writing) are available from the Swift homepage as compressed tar archives. Installation goes as follows (untested): # download, then… tar xfz swift-2.2-RELEASE-ubuntu14.04.tar.gz ~ ln -s ~/swift-2.2-RELEASE-ubuntu14.04/usr/ ~ export PATH=~/usr/bin:”$PATH” # better in .bashrc

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*nix VirtualBox installation

Posted on February 2, 2015. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

NOTE The debian stuff is wrong. Select “debian graphical environment”, “Xfce” and “standard utilities” in dselect. Installing the OS Copy & paste has to be enabled in VirtualBox Manager (General > Advanced > Shared Clipboard = Bidirectional) Install (Ubuntu Server) as cleanly as possible. In particular, do not select any packages to install. Remove CD/DVD […]

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